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Luna vineyard Martinborough

Wairarapa: Martinborough – Part 2

Heading further into the ‘wine village’ of Martinborough, from the starting point of the corner of Ponatahi Road and Huangarua Road (see the Martinborough Part 1 article elsewhere on WineFolio) …

Margrain Vineyard

Wairarapa: Martinborough pt.1

Matahiwi vineyards

Wairarapa: Masterton, Gladstone & Greytown

Hawke’s Bay: Napier and around

The Landing

Northland: a Bay of Islands wine tour


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Helen Masters Ata Rangi

Winemaker series: Helen Masters

It is now 40 years since Clive Paton, the founder of Ata Rangi, bought 5 hectares of bare land in the village of Martinborough with the idea to create a …

Winemaker series: Bryce Edmonds

Winemaker series: Larry McKenna

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Elephant Hill winery

Hugh Crichton appointed Head Winemaker at Elephant Hill

Elephant Hill winery, located in Te Awanga, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand has announced the appointment of award-winning winemaker Hugh Crichton. Hugh will replace Steve Skinner who, after 15 years at …

Changes afoot at Negociants NZ

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Trinity Hill ‘125 Gimblett’ Chardonnay 2019

Trinity Hill ‘125 Gimblett’ Chardonnay 2019

A single vineyard wine, from the Gimblett Gravels sub-region of Hawke’s Bay, and from the excellent 2019 vintage. Opens with a mouth-watering bouquet of grapefruit, cashew, nectarine and caramel, lit …

Karikari Estate Syrah 2017

Karikari Estate Syrah 2017

Mills Reef ‘Elspeth’ Chardonnay 2019

Mills Reef ‘Elspeth’ Chardonnay 2019

CJ Pask ‘Roys Hill’ Chardonnay 2011

CJ Pask ‘Roys Hill’ Chardonnay 2011

Mount Riley ‘The Bonnie’ Pinot Rosé 2020

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Equilibrium Makers, Martinborough

Equilibrium Makers, Martinborough

On a recent trip to Wairarapa, I heard about a few ‘new’ labels, but didn’t really have time to arrange times to meet with everyone… so, in lieu of putting …

Lime Rock vineyard

Lime Rock: Central Hawke’s Bay pioneers

Askerne vineyards

An afternoon at Askerne Wines

Top 10 Tasting - Syrah

WineFolio ‘Top 10 Tasting’ – Syrah

Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay Collection 2019

12 reasons to love Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay