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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 …

When I saw this at Planet of the Grapes, having enjoyed their Pinot Gris in NZ, I figured I’d have to give it a …

No idea where I got this from – a present from someone, I think. But a very interesting illustration of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Forward …

Dropped by Carrick on the recommendation of the woman in the wine shop in Cromwell. An excellent spot for lunch I suspect, and another …