Craggy Range Aerial View Made in New Zealand Featuring Craggy Range

Made in New Zealand Featuring Craggy Range

In our overview, we rated six wineries “superb.” In roughly the order we tasted them, we’ll pick review them one at a time. Today Craggy Range is featured. We first wrote about this marvelous event at the end of March. […]

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The Venue and the Crowd

Made in New Zealand Overview

On Monday, March 13 we visited San Francisco’s Ft. Mason center for Made in New Zealand. Over the years we have had several encounters with David Strada, US marketing manager for the New Zealand Winegrowers Association. By our count there […]

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Bradrona from Google Earth

Bradrona

Bradrona?  BRADRONA? Read on. Belden Barns remains one of our favorite new discoveries from a few years ago. Nate Belden and his lovely wife Lauren Hirshfield Belden are currently visiting New Zealand. It happens that Lauren and I are Facebook […]

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Mud House Crew Relaxing

Mud House 2014 Central Otago Pinot Noir

[Updated February 1, 2017 to add the story of the winery’s unusual name.] Artisan Wine Depot was offering a deal on Mud House 2014 Central Otago pinot noir at $16 per bottle. We bought four bottles on a whim. Subtle […]

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Escarpment Vineyard Escarpment is a Winner

Escarpment Is A Winner

Back in July, 2016, our friends at Artisan Wine Depot invited us to a blind tasting of ten pinot noirs.  One was Escarpment from New Zealand.  Forthwith our review. Their ”Te Rehua” 2013 Martinborough, New Zealand ($60). Dark, brooding, mineral […]

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