Our Varieties

We grow hops of unparalleled quality and character that intimately reflect the natural environment in which they grow.  We collaborate directly with craft brewers from around the world to coax unique and exciting flavours from our beloved little valley.

motueka
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Motueka

Motueka has a complex character with distinct lemon/lime notes accompanied by complex citrus and tropical fruit.

nelson sauvin
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Nelson Sauvin

Nelson Sauvin displays distinct wine-y aromas, with bright grape, gooseberry and complex fruit aromas and rich background dankness.

Back of tractor with hops
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Pacifica

Pacifica imparts complex citrus and floral characteristics with a noble hop essence.

cascade
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NZ Cascade

NZ Cascade is a testament to our terroir and imparts complex citrus, tropical fruit and red berry aromas, with little of the pine notes typical of northern hemisphere Cascade.

southern cross v2
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Southern Cross

Southern Cross has distinct tropical fruit and citrus aromas, with pronounced lemon and lime notes and a hint of pine.

waimea
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Waimea

Waimea displays intense citrus aromas of orange zest and grapefruit with a rich spruce note

riwaka v2
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Riwaka

Riwaka is stunning with an intensely complex citrus character.

Wakatu 1
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Wakatu

Wakatu imparts a strong lime zest and floral character with hints of other citrus in the background

Rakau 1
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Rakau

Rakau has distinct stone fruit aromas with apricot being the most prevalent and a well rounded cannabis character.