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Our premium quality wines acknowledge the Ramsay family's Scottish heritage and the long association that Scotland has with Central Otago.

At Ramsay Wines our aim is to produce quality wines that reflect the land and the aspect in which the fruit is grown. We let the fruit do the talking. The resulting wines are fruit driven and opulent.


The Ramsay Parkburn Vineyard is a family owned 15 hectare estate nestled beside the Mt Pisa Range in Cromwell, Central Otago. The development of this estate vineyard began back in 1999. Conversion from sheep and crop farming began with the removal of fencing and irrigation races, followed by careful preparation of the soil for planting. The site was selected by the Ramsay family because of its fertile silt loam soil resting on free-draining ancient riverbed gravels. It was also chosen for its aspect in terms of capturing the best of Central Otago's continental summer climate of hot, dry days and cool evenings - the perfect climatic conditions for growing premium Pinot Noir. The first vines were planted on the Ramsay estate in the Spring of 2001 with carefully selected clones of Pinot Noir, complimented with small block plantings of Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Riesling to complete the portfolio. After five years of carefully training and tending these young vines, the first vintage was harvested in 2006. Now in 2019, with our 15th vintage looming towards us, we are justly proud of the fruit grown on this site and the resulting premium wines we have produced.

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