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Wine Review: 2016 Te Mata Gamay Noir

The gamay craze has sure captured the attention of wine scribes and hipster winelists of late. And some of this is deservedly so given the price of burgundy these days and the tendency of the best… 692 more words

New Zealand

Exploring Central Otago's wines

One of the challenges in trying to buy wines in New Zealand is the dearth of good wine shops across most of the country.  Yes, it is possible to buy many New Zealand wines in supermarkets, such as Countdown or New World, but they do not have the range of quality wines that are made in New Zealand.  251 more words


A mysterious flat tyre in Central Otago

Looking out the window of our little unit situated between Alexandra and Clyde currently gives a vista of cloud being blasted down the hills by an incoming southerly front. 659 more words

New Zealand

What’s in the glass tonight February 20th – Pinot Noir

From the Cellar: Mudhouse Pinot Noir Central Otago 2012 – $$$

Dark carmine. 12.5% alc.

This was recommended to me a while back by some writer, so I bought a brace for the Pool Room. 61 more words

Loveblock: Somebody's Darling Lies Buried Here

According to local legend, sometime in 1865, a miner in Central Otago, New Zealand found the body of a young man on his property.  Lacking an identity or next of kin for the young man, the miner buried him, and marked his grave with a simple wooden plank, into which he engraved the words,  658 more words