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What’s in the glass tonight July 19th – Gewurtztraminer

From the Cellar: Peregrine Gewurtztraminer Central Otago 2009 – $$

14% alc. Brilliant gold colour.

Geoff Kelly wrote of this wine in late 2013, “When Greg Hay was here from Peregrine, he dumbfounded us by showing what is one of the greatest gewurztraminers ever made in New Zealand, and then in the latter part of the discussion casually mentioned this 2009 was the last of the line. 153 more words

Central Redux

Shadows flicker beneath the greenstone waters

where the past is inundated by a billion litres of unobtainium,

while a ghost road fathoms deep

leads through the drowned mountains of an inland sea. 470 more words

Writing

What’s in the glass tonight June 9th – Pinot Noir

Wild Grace Pinot Noir Central Otago 2015

Someone at work bought this negociant wine for our Friday work drinks. I am usually suspicious of entry-level Pinots, but this was really good. 46 more words

Daily Wine 6/12/2017

Daily Wine 6/12/17:

Felton Road – Block 3 – Pinot Noir – Central Otago – 2013

  • This is a Pinot Noir from the South Island of New Zealand.
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Red Wine

Straight to the Pool Room – April 2017

A trio of new additions for the Land of Nod:

Giles Robin ‘Alberic Bouvet’ Crozes-Hermitage 2014 – $$$ – drink 2021-2024. This was the standout (affordable) wine from the recent Giles Robin Tasting I attended. 59 more words

Earth Now, South Island, New Zealand.

Travelling around the South Island of New Zealand is like being immersed in an old Cinerama movie. The skies seem too big, the mountains too austere, the clouds too close, the Autumn colours more vivid. 69 more words

Travel

An unexpected trip to the middle of nowhere.

We haven’t been away for a while so we decided to nip away up towards central Otago just overnight, a mini break seriously needed right now by both of us. 1,073 more words

Central Otago