Hawke's Bay winery named in World's Top 50 list
Hawke's Bay winery, Craggy Range is celebrating after it was named in the inaugural Top 50 List of the World's Best Vineyards to visit.
The list is voted on by a prestigious academy from around the globe featuring nearly 500 experts from the worlds of wine and luxury travel.
The family-owned Havelock North winery was named in the eleventh spot.
Craggy Range Director, Mary-Jeanne Hutchinson said it was a thrill to be on the list, and among some of the most significant wine estates in the world.
"Since our family set out on this journey, we have been passionate about sharing the story and sense of place that makes Craggy Range unique, so the visitor experience has always been at the heart of what we do," she said.
"Our ultimate aim is that guests receive a truly Craggy Range experience, encompassing food, wine, luxury accommodation, and the unique landscapes and heritage of this corner of Hawke's Bay," said Hutchinson.
Founder of the World's Best Vineyards list, Andrew Reed said wine was hugely important to many national economies.
"The World's Best Vineyards to Visit not only highlights these amazing destinations, but it also helps raise their profile amongst national and international tourists alike," he said.