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A birthday present from Albion, so it seemed appropriate to kick off team drinks at my house with this. The 2007 showing its quality …

An extra wine before dessert, and another Great Western sale pickup. I think, perhaps, a classic example of Central Otago Pinot Noir, where the …

Picked up at a comparative knock-down price from POTG for the Princess Wine Club, and once again, upholds the Pinot Gris tradition over the …

Writing a time after drinking, so a little from memory, this was certainly a fine Pinot Noir. This is the top-end offering from Peregrine …

This was a bit disappointing. I picked up a bottle when visiting the vineyard in 2008, and had enjoyed their wines. But this came …

I picked this up at Carrick, and decided to crack it at the end of 2009. But, in fact, this could have survived a …

Picked this up at a dinner held by the POTG lads, with Michael Seresin and his winemaker, and drank this 2007 Leah with Leah, …

Was nosing around in Borough Market for a bottle of wine, and found a most unusual thing – an aged NZ Chardonnay. Broached this …

I visited the Long Gully vineyard with Matt Dicey, the winemaker. Having tasted some grapes, he decided to harvest 48 hours later for the …

One picked up at the Central Otago Wine Company in my last day in Cromwell, and I deliberately went for an older vintage to …