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Rockburn


1991
3ha 'hobby' block vineyard established by Richard Bunton at Lake Hayes near Arrowtown.

1992
The venture expanded to include a 9ha vineyard development in Gibbston Valley.

1998
Hay's Lake purchased and established a 33ha vineyard block at Parkburn on the shores of Lake Dunstan.

1999
Hay's Lake purchased and established a 33ha vineyard block at Parkburn on the shores of Lake Dunstan.

2002
Hay's Lake was rebranded to Rockburn Central Otago. With the increase in size, it was thought that the brand name should more truly reflect the terroir of the vineyards.

2005
Malcolm Rees-Francis joined Rockburn as the new Winemaker, formerly Assistant Winemaker at Felton Road.

2006
Winery-cellar door complex opened at McNulty Road in Cromwell.

2015
A new winery complex at Ripponvale Road in Cromwell was purchased to keep up with increasing demand in New Zealand as well as overseas.