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A Pinot (Noir) File

A post dedicated to the grape my home region (Central Otago) is now famous for. The grape that raised the quality bar for New Zealand and demanded review of some of the world’s most esteemed wine critics. 794 more words


Domain Road, Sauvignon Blanc.

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc is a wine with a particular style. It is quite recognisable with vibrant powerful flavours but I personally find it seems to have certain characteristics that whilst pleasant are often overpowering meaning little variation between the wines. 476 more words


Vintage branding

‘Methven’ a vintage brand name on the side of an

old weathered iron pot that I came across at Styx Jail

and Historic Hotel 1861  Paerau, Central Otago District NZ.


What’s in the glass tonight May 22nd

Maude Pinot Noir Central Otago 2013

L’s good friends J and B came over for dinner. They love their Pinot Noir, and have great taste. They know I do too! 81 more words

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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