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Fly Me to the Wine - Central Otago, New Zealand

I do love New Zealand, and the wine. Pre blog, I did a wine tour of Central Otago. I was reminded of this the other day, when talking to a Kiwi mate. 87 more words


a happy mother's day.

i may not have received breakfast in bed (i made us all porridge), or a bouquet of flowers (i cut some from the garden), instead i was a happy soccer mom for the day with my wee boy. 145 more words


Central Otago Rail Trail

Great start to 2015, exploring one of the most beautiful parts of the country by bike. The Central Otago Rail Trail is a 3-4 day, 150km relatively easy ride from Clyde to Middlemarch (usual direction of travel). 431 more words

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New Zealand’s 24 Pinot Noir Appellations

New Zealand has six regions whose names (appellations) appear on pinot noir wine labels. This article proposes there are another eighteen sub-regions/appellations within the original six that could/should appear on the labels. 4,947 more words


What’s in the glass tonight April 27th

From the Cellar: Felton Road Chardonnay Bannockburn Central Otago 2010 – $$$

I have thought for a while now that Chardonnay grapes grown in Central Otago, due to the cooler climate down there, are well-suited for producing Chablis-like wines – wines with a more minerally, austere character, rather than the more fruit-drive ripe versions grown further north in the Hawkes Bay. 124 more words

Happy discovery!

Gate 20 TWO: http://www.gate20two.co.nz

Charming tasting … check out the site.

Single estate Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris grown right there – 22 Felton Rd, Bannockburn. Limited release. Shipping around NZ.

A lot of it is about time

Just sitting on the couch at a divine winery before a wonderful lunch in the sun.

This was on Easter Saturday.