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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 …

It was a pleasure to close out my time in Central Otago with a lunch & visit to Mt Difficulty in Bannockburn, including an …

Also picked up in Clyde, and a second good-looking Gewurz from Central. Had fruit & spice, whilst maintaining acidity, and without overkilling perfume. Great …

The first wine of the wedding party at Furneaux Lodge, and finally a good Kiwi Pinot Gris. Whilst I was impressed by the Riesling …

[signed by the then-viticulturalist, when the wine was bought in Easter 2008: Enjoy NZ Drink plenty Have fun. TwoPaddocks.com] [signed by actor-owner much later …

[signed by the then-owner, when the wine was bought in Easter 2008: Best Wishes enjoy Patrick Medlicott] Randomly picked this up at the Clyde …

So we finally arrived at the purpose of the dinner party – Mary had this bottle of botrytised Riesling, and needed an excuse to …