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The New Zealand winery in Renwick (Marlborough, South Island) was founded in 1985 and is owned by the Australian wine production empire Yalumba, It is named after the cephalopod, which is also shown on the bottles with its shell casing. The vineyards are divided into three areas: Awatere River Vineyard (24 acres), Opawa Vineyard (38 acres) and Renwick Vineyard (16 acres). This results in a total of 78 acres (33 hectares) of own space. From a total of 180 acres, grapes are purchased from contract winemakers. They are planted with the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Gris, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. The flagship is Sauvignon Blanc, one of the most award-winning wines New Zealand from this variety. The second most important variety is Pinot Noir, which covers a quarter of the area and is cultivated with different clones. Simpler wine qualities are marketed under the Twin Island and Halfmoon Bay labels. Sparkling wines are also produced.

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