Welcome to Charteris Wines
CHARTERIS WINES is a trans-tasman story of exploration and connection. It’s protagonist is renowned winemaker and senior wine show judge PJ Charteris, his wine, a lens through which to view time and place.
CHARTERIS WINES cellar door is located in the Hunter Valley and showcases the highly sort after artisan wines from the two world class wine regions, Central Otago and the Hunter Valley, which PJ has a deep connection too.
For PJ, wines most noble and humbling lesson is that the spoils aren’t there for the taking. From Penfolds to Brokenwood Wines his vast winemaking experience PJ has learnt it's the inquisitive mind and patient observer captivated by details - the moods, the idiosyncrasies. To restitch that rich tapestry for a new observer, to grow them a wine that says: This is the place! This was the season! - takes years of listening, watching, doing, trying, failing. Part of the joy is that you never cease glimpsing greatness along the way. To arrive means sharing with others something they can feel. The Hunter Valley and Central Otago wines of PJ Charteris, a representation of something real, pure, profound and unique.
It’s perception, striving for perfection.
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