Greystone Wines becomes exclusive wine sponsor of Christchurch Art Gallery
14 September 2017, 10:49AM
North Canterbury wine producer, Greystone Wines, has announced their new partnership
with the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, to become their exclusive wine
Greystone Wines is a long supporter of the arts and believes in the power of art to
transform a city.
“The gallery's reopening was a milestone in the revitalisation of the central city, and the
Christchurch Art Gallery is acclaimed around the world for the quality of their exhibitions.
We’re incredibly proud we can support them in such a way especially given that all our
wines are grown in North Canterbury,” said Nik Mavromatis, Sales and Marketing Manager.
Jenny Harper, Christchurch Art Gallery Director said, “Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o
Waiwhetu are delighted to partner with Greystone Wines, to help the Gallery become
New Zealand’s best-loved and most-visited art gallery. Greystone Wines are celebrated
nationally and internationally, and represent the very best of Canterbury. We are very
happy to work with them going forward.”
Greystone’s 40-hectare organic vineyard is perched on the unique limestone hills of the
Waipara Valley, North Canterbury. Their winemaker and viticulturist planted the vineyard
together in 2004 and in that short time have twice won Decanter Trophies for best Pinot
Noir, been named New Zealand Organic Vineyard of the Year and won the Air NZ trophy
for best Riesling and best Pinot Noir.