Villa Maria Estate In Expansion Mode

It is also exploring raising new capital to accelerate its global growth strategy which involves plans to invest across the value chain from viticulture and wineries, to brands and marketing to meet increasing demands in key markets.

Villa Maria Estate has announced it is selling surplus land surrounding its Auckland headquarters as the land value has increased to a point where it is not possible to generate a reasonable return from the current vineyard utilisation.

It is also exploring raising new capital to accelerate its global growth strategy which involves plans to invest across the value chain from viticulture and wineries, to brands and marketing to meet increasing demands in key markets.  Villa Maria is the leading New Zealand wine brand in the United Kingdom market and believes that there is untapped potential for the brand in the North American market and Asia. Villa Maria’s multi-brand portfolio including Villa Maria, Esk Valley, Leftfield, Vidal and Thornbury serves a range of customer segments at varying price points from affordable right through to ultra-premium.