After a brief hiatus, celebrated winemaker John Kemble has returned to his first love with a vibrant range of Hawke's Bay varietals.

A Californian native who learnt his trade at the famed Ravenswood Winery in Sonoma, John has always made wines 'with a big bunch of flavour', and much like the man himself, these are generous, outgoing wines full of character and colour.“I thought that Hawkes Bay had New Zealand’s best wine-making sites and potential,” he says. “And I was right!”