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[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 …

Drunk with Dobromir, Pawel and Masciej in my first visit to Warsaw and Poland, having a very pleasant evening at the Boathouse, by the …

The 5th white from the Optimor first case, and I was slightly concerned about this because Sven had not enjoyed it – too overtly …

So, in 2005 apparently low yields meant that Two Paddocks vinified all their parcels of land into the same cuvee (instead of First Paddock …

This really showed the class of Central Otago and Two Paddocks. Much more expressive than the First Paddock bottling, and much more ‘alive’! Youthful, …

Thought I’d start exploring Central Otago as its Pinot Noir reputation is riding high. Initially a little disappointing, but 1-2 days following this showed …

This Hunter’s offering was much better than the Pinot Noir. Pale yellow-gold colour. Medium intensity nose of grilled pear, buttered toast and butterscotch hints. …

Felt like some more exploration so picked this out of the staff shop in Dublin. Disappointing, however. Pale strawberry / red cherry colour, with …