Geoff Wright left Auckland in 1999 with a dream to one day own his own organic vineyard and winery in Gisborne. Driven by the same pioneering spirit as his Croatian Great Grand Father (Stanko Jurakovich) and Stanko’s Brother in Law (Martin
Our winemaking philosophy is driven by the premise that we enjoy drinking interesting wines rather than tasting special wines. We make our wines to be enjoyed with food, conversation and contemplation.
The Carrick Bend, a nautical knot, is the symbol that embodies the Carrick philosophy of grape growing and wine making. The tying of the knot signifies the bringing together of our viticulture, our winemaking and “our place” which includes Carrick