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Terms and Conditions

Company Information

Sauvage Family Vineyard T/A Burn Cottage Vineyard
Units 3&4 , No 7 Rogers Street,
Cromwell, Central Otago 9310
New Zealand

The name that will appear on your statement will be Burn Cottage Vineyard.

Goods & Services

Burn Cottage Vineyard offers premium red wine from New Zealand, and selected T-shirts.


Burn Cottage Vineyard will only accept online orders from customers with physical delivery addresses in the countries where deliveries is possible. All prices listed are quoted in New Zealand dollars NZD$ and all orders will be processed in New Zealand dollars NZD$

All sales enquiries for wine sales to export markets should be directed to
ph +64 3445 3670
Fax +64 3 445 1603

Delivery Policy

Please allow up to 7 working days from date of purchase for delivery within NZ, 1-4 weeks for Australia, USA, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and EU, UK 6-10 weeks.

For countries abroad we use NZ based international delivery company NZ Wine Home.

Delivery service fees cover all cost of delivery to your door. Full terms and conditions found on

Recipient not home

NZ: If the recipient is not home when the courier arrives, and there has been no authority / instruction from the buyer to leave the delivery on premise, a calling card will be left at the door or in the letterbox asking them to call the courier to arrange a convenient time for re-delivery or pick up from the local post office or depot. The timing for re-delivery may be affected in line with this.

For all other countries please refer to

Returned Goods and Refund Policy

Should an item you receive as part of an order from Burn Cottage Vineyard contain a fault – the said product/s should be returned directly to the winery. If the product is a wine, it should be returned with remaining wine left in the bottle for analysis. A replacement bottle will be sent to the customer upon receipt of the faulty wine- no monetary refund will be offered.

Please Note: no refunds are offered if customers simply change their mind about the product purchased.

Consumer Data/ Privacy Policy

Burn Cottage Vineyard is committed to protecting your privacy. The information that we collect is only used to facilitate your transactions on our site and to enhance your overall experience with us.

We do not collect personal information about you if you only browse this website.

Please also refer to terms and conditions.

Will Burn Cottage Vineyard disclose the information it collects to third parties?

No, and if in the future Burn Cottage Vineyard decides to link with other services that we believe you would be interested in we will ask permission of you before going forward with trustworthy third parties. If you choose to take advantage of these services, we will need your specific approval to share the personal information you have supplied to us with those third parties.

How to contact us about our privacy statement

Should you have any concerns about our use of your information please contact us at and we will do our best to address your concerns, explain our processing or, where requested, amend our practices with respect to your personal data.

Security capabilities & policy for transmission of payment

What information do we collect and how do we use it? When you place an order through this website, we need to know your name, e-mail, phone number, address and credit card details if paying by credit card. This allows us to process and fulfill your order successfully.

How does Burn Cottage Vineyard protect customer information? When you place orders, we use a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, all of the sensitive customer data we collect is protected by several layers of encryption and several layers of security to prevent unauthorised access.

Credit Card Details All credit card payments are processed securely through the DPS Payment Gateway and BNZ. Payment by credit card is the fastest way to receive your order as there is no clearance delay. Burn Cottage Vineyard does not store any credit card information on our servers.

Your Consent

By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Burn Cottage Vineyard. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

What about Cookies?

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. They allow you to place your online order and to login once you are subscribed. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that. You will need cookies enabled to use the Burn Cottage Vineyard site. 

Payment Gateway Info

Our payment options presently available are limited but, most importantly, safe and secure. We offer Credit Card payments for general users. Credit Card payments are made directly through a 128 bit SSL Encryption software to ensure your personal details are kept safe. None of your payment details are stored - this ensures you will be happy with the security of your transaction.

Complimentary NZ shipping on 6+ bottles & Great Rates to The Rest of The World.

Burn Cottage Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018 - Our Tenth Release

The release of the Burn Cottage Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018 is an exciting time for us, as it marks the 10th vintage from our unique site, tucked in the base of the Pisa Range in Central Otago.

It is hard to believe that we  bought the bare block of land 18 years ago and began the process of mapping out the site and getting everything set up to establish and run a vineyard Biodynaically from scratch. Whilst this approach was somewhat of a novelty at the time, we wouldn’t change a thing and believe it is the right way for us to run a successful vineyard.

Over the last 18 years we have learned a great deal about the intricacies of the Vineyard and the way in which each block has its own unique personality and in turn the way in which Shane and the team adapt their viticultural management to suit the dynamics of each part of the site.

The same learning curve has been reflected in the winery, with Claire and the team getting to grips with the way in which each block is managed during the ferment, pressing, and the fine tuning of the oak selection, to give us a Pinot Noir that captures a true reflection of the vineyard.

We cannot talk about this amazing journey without recognising the exceptional insight and knowledge that Ted Lemon gave to Burn Cottage during his time with us. His attention to detail in the clonal selection, roots stocks and layout of the vineyard was at the time something that had not been seen in New Zealand. His words of wisdom still influence the vineyard and wine-making to this day.

“When I first visited the Burn Cottage site in 2002 (unplanted at the time) and after discussing the merits of the site and project with Marquis, I told him I would work with Burn Cottage but under one condition.  The project had to be biodynamic.  I simply couldn’t bring myself to work conventionally any more.  While the prospect did seem daunting, given Central Otago’s challenging weather and soils, I felt that I had a sense of what tools we would need to bring to bear to make biodynamics a success in Central” Ted.

We were also incredibly fortunate to have the services of the late Peter Proctor, who’s in depth knowledge of Biodynamics was invaluable in setting the wheels in motion with the vineyard establishment.

Since then we have had a host of amazingly talented vineyard workers and young winery interns that have helped shape not only the story of Burn Cottage but we in turn have been part of their career development in an industry that thrives on collaboration and passion. A trait that is shared with everyone involved with Burn Cottage.

It also goes without saying that we would not be here without the tremendous support we have from people like you that have been seduced by Central Otago Pinot Noir. We have also been incredibly fortunate to have the support of restaurateurs, Sommeliers and Fine Wine merchants from across New Zealand and all corners of the globe.

At the end of 2019 we had stated the process of planning a 10 year release celebration at the vineyard to share wines, food and our insights and stories from the journey so far. However the Global event over the last while has meant the plans have been popped on the back burner until a more suitable time is available.

In the meantime, thank you for all your support, stay safe, and if possible enjoy spending some quality time with family and friends.

Kind regards

Marquis, Dianne and the Burn Cottage Crew.


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