Awards and Reviews

Gewurztraminer Rosé - Yvonne Lorkin December 20 2016, 0 Comments


Petane Station Pinot Gris 2015 top 12 in Dish November 01 2016, 0 Comments

"Great to see Hawke’s Bay’s newest winery featuring strongly in this panel. With its heady, citrus blossom, almond and hazelnut aromas and a splash of sweetness, the spicy, moreish mid-palate in this little cracker sent it to silver straight away. A sexy style, with good balance, definition and power on the finish" 

Read the full article on the Dish Magazine website


Pinot Gris 2015 wins trophy at HB Wine Awards October 19 2016, 0 Comments

We were delighted to pick up the trophy for our 2015 Pinot Gris at the Hawke's Bay A&P Baileys Wine Awards. It was a great night with a lot of Hawke's Bay's smaller producers picking up trophies - well done to all! Click here for the full list of Awards.


Pinot Gris 2015 wins Gold at Air New Zealand! October 18 2016, 0 Comments

Air New Zealand Wine Awards - Press Tasting Gold Pinot Gris Line Up

We are thrilled to announce our 2015 Pinot Gris won a Gold medal at the 2016 Air New Zealand Wine Awards. Here she is in good company amongst the Pinot Gris gold medal line-up at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards Press Release.


Two golds and a silver at NZ International Wine Show October 03 2016, 0 Comments

Out of the three wines we entered into the International Wine Show we picked up two golds and a silver - gold for our Pinot Gris 2015 and Gewürztraminer 2015 and a silver for our Viognier 2015. And what a great night it was! See the full results here


Indulge Hawke's Bay Today article May 31 2016, 0 Comments

Deep Rooted Vines and Ideals - Linda Hall

There's a young couple in Eskdale who are not afraid of hard work and challenges. The husband and wife team, Sarah Johnson and Philip Barber, are putting their heart and soul into their boutique winery at Petane Station, on State Highway 5... 

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Raymond Chan Feature Review April 18 2016, 0 Comments

Philip and Sarah Barber of Petane Station in the Esk Valley district of Hawke’s Bay are rapidly establishing themselves as serious producers of wine, especially with the aromatic varieties. Starting by purchasing an established block of vines they have developed their holdings to 8 ha in 5 blocks, with Pinot Gris as the predominant variety. There are smaller amounts of Gewürztraminer, Viognier and Chardonnay, and fruit for red wine is sourced from outside the area. The Barbers personally tend to the viticulture and have their wine made at the Askerne facility under the watchful eye of the very experienced Ant Mackenzie. The wines have proven very successful in judgings and reviews. Here, I review the new 2015 Viognier, Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer releases.

Raymon Chan 2015 Vintage Reveiws


Gewurztraminer 2014 - Yvonne Lorkin November 12 2015, 0 Comments

YVONNE LORKIN - CANVAS MAGAZINE, 7/11/15