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NZ Wine Week 2023

This year New Zealand Wine Week is being celebrated from 30 January to 7 February.New Zealand Wine Growers are hosting webinars and tastings all week long, celebrating all things NZ wine, from sustainability and Sauvignon Blanc to research and rare varieties. Have a look at what’s on the agenda...

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World Radio Switzerland

Recently I had the chance to go on WRS Radio and talk about all things wine. With the release of Jurassic Park Dominion we thought it would be fun to give away a couple of bottles of wine from Sam Neill’s vineyard in Central Otago.What wine would you...

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Butterworth Estate

“We loved the wine so much we bought the vineyard” jokes Brad, however, he’s deadly serious. Brad & Warren aspire to see their Te Muna estate recognised as one of the very best producers in the world. They’ve very little experience with coming in second place.”

Easter Wine

Did you know that the cut of lamb and the way we prepare it changes wine pairings?

Two Paddocks

Two Paddocks is Sam Neill’s vineyard in Central Otago!Sam at Red Bank Farm & VineyardsSam Neill grew up in the South Island of New Zealand – his family had land and horses. His father ran a wine business, Neill & Co, in Dunedin – it seems only natural...

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Sacred Hill Sauvignon Blanc

Sacred Hill are renowned producers of Chardonnay, Syrah and Bordeaux Blends from the Hawke’s Bay. But did you know they make a zippy and refreshing Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc too?A review of Sacred Hill’s 2019 Sauvignon Blanc by Canadian Sommelier Carolyn Evans-Hammond caught my attention on Instagram recently. ...

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Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand (SWNZ) is widely recognised as a world-leading sustainability programme. Established in 1997, it was the first national sustainability programme in the global wine industry. Today over 98% of wines produced in New Zealand follow the SWNZ guidelines.To New Zealand’s winemakers and grape growers, sustainability...

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