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Road To Organics

By Rebecca Collins, 27 February 2019. Posted in Escarpment, Horticulture, Uncategorized

After three solid years of transition I take great pleasure announcing that Escarpment’s vineyards are now BioGro certified. This includes our single vineyard blocks Kiwa, Te Rehua and Kupe. When Larry McKenna approached Vine Managers…

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Escarpment News Dec 2018

By Rebecca Collins, 12 December 2018. Posted in Escarpment

ROLLER COASTER RIDE NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED Yesterday I was somewhat moved by the words of Sir David Attenborough regarding the long term influence of global warming. If what’s going on here in Martinborough…

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Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

By Rebecca Collins, 23 November 2016. Posted in Escarpment

Escarpment 2016 Rosé, 2015 Pinot Blanc, and 2014 Pinot Gris and Rosé de Noir Even though Larry McKenna has been making wine in Martinborough for over 30 years, he never stops thinking about improving the…

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Burghound!

By Rebecca Collins, 13 October 2016. Posted in Escarpment, Insight Series, Pinot Noir

  One of the world’s foremost Pinot Noir commentator’s Allen Meadows has recently reviewed 221 NZ Pinot noirs from 111 producers in his Issue 64 October 2016 of Burghound.  Allen spends around 6 months of…

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Chengdu Wine & Food Fair

Panda Experience

By Rebecca Collins, 11 April 2016. Posted in Escarpment

  The week prior to vintage, while the boys did all the preparation, I snuck in a quick trip to China for the Chengdu Wine Spirits and Food Fair. In its 94th year and the biggest…

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