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Archive for March, 2010

Burgundy 2008

By Larry, 26 March 2010. Posted in Burgundy

2008 was tricky for much of France and Burgundy was no exception. With a cool, wet spring flowering was not ideal with resulting yields between 5-6% down. Mildew also developed due to the damp conditions…

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Pinot Noir 2010

By Larry, 26 March 2010. Posted in Pinot Noir

Wellington again hosted the NZ version of Pinot Heaven during February. Pinot Noir 2010, the fourth triennial event was a great success with over 400 delegates. The highlight came on the second day when a…

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Pinot Noir in the UK

By Larry, 26 March 2010. Posted in Pinot Noir

New Zealand Pinot Noir is still enjoying ‘honeymoon status’ in the UK. Only a few years ago it was easy to find NZ Sauvignon Blanc on any wine list but now Pinot Noir has equal…

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Release of the 2008 Insight Series

By Larry, 26 March 2010. Posted in Escarpment, Insight Series, Martinborough Wines

Here is your chance to purchase some of NZ’s leading Pinot Noirs with the launch of the 2008 Martinborough Insight Series. For many years, Martinborough winemaker Larry McKenna was fuelled with the desire to craft…

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