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The origin of the wine cult with today's head office in Glen Innes in the range Auckland (North Iceland) in New Zealand was founded in 1934 when Ivan Yukich, an immigrant from Dalmatia, planted his first vineyard in Waitakere and named it Montana. In the early 1960s, his two sons founded the same winery in the area Gisborne, In 1973, vineyards were in Marlborough created, it was the first ever in this area. By taking over the winery group Corbans In 2000, the company became New Zealand's largest vineyard. Montana was then in 2001 by the British multi Allied Domecq purchased in 2005 from the French Empire Pernod Ricard was acquired.

Montana produces more than half of New Zealand wines under numerous labels. These include Azure Bay, Blenheim, Brancott, Church Road, Fairhall River, Huntaway, Lindauer, McDonald, Montana Gisborne, Montana Marlborough, Murray Ridge, Ormond, Renwick, Saints, Timara, Tom, Verde and Virtu. The vineyards cover a total of about 2,400 hectares of vineyards. There are five wineries: Brancott, Curch Road, Corbans, Gisborne and Tamaki.

For the most part simple brandies, sparkling wines and sparkling wines are produced, 50% are lovely white wines. The best varietals (varietal varietal wines) come from Marlborough, they are from the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon. Chardonnay. Gewurztraminer. Müller-Thurgau. Riesling and Sémillon vinified. The flagship is the world famous "Montana Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc". Bordeaux wines are marketed under "Church Road". In a since 1987 existing joint venture with the champagne house Deutz The sparkling wine cuvée Marlborough is produced. Another collaboration exists since 1990 with the Bordeaux wine trading house Cordier especially regarding red wine preparation.

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