Established in 1994, Whitehaven Wine Company is a small, privately-owned winery located in Blenheim, New Zealand. Whitehaven winemaker Simon Waghorn is focused on producing brilliant, distinctive, award-winning premium Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir from the world renowned Marlborough region of New Zealand. The Vineyards Located across the Wairau and Awatere Valleys of Marlborough, New Zealand, our Sauvignon Blanc vines are pruned to four canes each and trained along our standard trellis system, with vertical shoot positioning for maximum exposure to sunshine and fresh breezes. The canopy is carefully manicured to achieve open, healthy vines which produce balanced, full-flavored fruit during the growing season.