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Goldleaf vineyard

Goldleaf vineyard

This 1948 publication, Thames grapes and those who grow them by Anne Ah Chan, covers the history and operation of Goldleaf vineyard. Founded by Joe Ah Chan in 1925 and planted in Albany Surprise grapes, the vineyard and associated winery produced around 4,000 litres of wine a year. The vineyard was sold in 1950 and renamed Totara SYC.

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Bronwyn Dalley, 'Wine - Industry in flux, 1910s–1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2023)

Story by Bronwyn Dalley, published 24 Nov 2008