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Tasting the Single Vineyard Pinot ‘Masterpieces’

By Rebecca Collins, 28 May 2019. Posted in Escarpment Wines, Insight Series, Martinborough Wines, Pinot Noir

By Anne Krebiehl While Aussie winemaker Larry McKenna waits for the New Zealand government to rubber-stamp the sale of his Escarpment winery to Torbreck owner Pete Kight, he is still passionately showing off the quality…

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By Rebecca Collins, 10 December 2014. Posted in Escarpment, Escarpment Wines, Horticulture, Martinborough Wines

  As far as events in the vineyard calendar go, flowering is up there with the most important. I however have always felt a bit hard done by when it comes to grape flowers. The…

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Bottling – Single Vineyard Pinot Noir

By Huw, 24 October 2014. Posted in Escarpment, Escarpment Wines, Martinborough Wines, Pinot Noir

Earlier this month we bottled our single vineyard Pinot Noirs; Pahi, Kiwa, Te Rehua and Kupe from the outstanding 2013 vintage. The 2013 vintage has given us wines with great ripeness, structure and complexity. These…

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Horty Sports Day

By Rebecca Collins, 17 August 2014. Posted in Martinborough Wines

On the 30th July 2014 Te Kairanga Vineyard in Martinborough hosted the first ever Young Viticulturalist competition to be held in the Wairarapa. The event consists of 7 under 30 year olds from the local…

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The Edge – Pinot Gris 2014

By Huw, 21 July 2014. Posted in Escarpment, Escarpment Wines, Martinborough Wines

Last week we bottled our first wine from the 2014 vintage, The Edge Pinot Gris 2014. The 2013-2014 growing season was exceptional, with a mild spring and warm sunny summer and autumn which produced great…

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