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'Articulating Place' - Rippon, Wanaka, New Zealand

“Everything we do is really to look after a very singular and unique piece of land,” says Nick Mills, from Rippon.

Rippon is the name of (probably) the most beautiful piece of land in the world that grows wine. 1,836 more words


She's Fresh.

How cool would it be if there was a different greeting for each season as there is for each time of day. I could be greeting you all in winter language. 447 more words


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


Nothing Amiss about Amisfield

Amisfield vineyard, located 45°S at the foot of Pisa Mountain Range in the Central Otago region of New Zealand.  The area dominated by glacial Schist rock deposited from the amazing tectonic movements and flows of the South Island’s volcanic geological history. 246 more words

Tasting Notes

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.