Great news in New Zealand as the prices of the 2013 vintages are on the rise – up over $500 per ton. The Marlborough region‘s renowned Sauvignon Blanc is now trading at $1,800 per ton and up to $3,000 per ton for Pinot Noir. One reason the market is picking up is that there are no longer surpluses of grapes. Wineries need yields and are starting to purchase grape outputs for great money, even buying up some vineyards for their own guaranteed source of supply.
All of this is fantastic news for those interested in The Agency’s listing at 57 Fareham in Marlborough, New Zealand.This 99-acre property located in the breathtakingly beautiful Marlborough region of New Zealand includes a vineyard that has an attractive variety of grapes and award-winning high quality wines, all with a contract to buy from a large winery (less any amount the estate owner chooses to reserve for the “Estate Label,” of course). Nearby sailing, fishing, skiing and mountain biking make this a haven for ideal indoor/outdoor living.
New Zealand is a nuclear-free, eco tourism adventure utopia. The South Island has only one million people and boasts vast unspoiled beauty. With world-class trout fishing close to “the back door,” the property is effectively located at the confluence of two rivers, which makes it a hunting and fishing paradise. It’s also thirty minutes from two marinas and one hour from the Marlborough Sounds – a wonderful stretch of numerous inlets and bays for recreational sailing.
And on this award-winning vineyard, sits a spacious luxury home with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 6458 square feet, set within ninety-nine lush acres. The house is superb for entertaining, with cathedral ceilings, screening room, gym, sauna, wine cellar and elevator and a detached 630 sq ft, fully self-contained guest house is ideal for visiting family or friends.
The opportunity is such that a buyer could split off around 78 acres as a block, or into three blocks, and recover around $3 Million of the purchase price and still have 20+ acres with all 5 varieties, plus the luxury home and a small bit of land left to plant another variety. The amount of planted land retained would produce between 1600 and 2000 cases of wine from which a profit could be derived while living the best life style imaginable.
Read our interview with the property’s owners Bruce and Joanne Kerner to discover more about 57 Fareham and what it’s like to live on this gorgeous estate and vineyard in one of the most unspoiled and breathtaking regions of the world.