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#NZV16 Day 53

We’re almost at the end of #NZV16 and today I got to tick something off of my bucket list – digging out a tank!

A huge thanks to Ben and Anne for locking this into my vintage journey, and it was extra special that it was a tank containing a mate’s wine (apologies in advance Mike) that will be heading to the UK for Naked Wines in the near future. 153 kata lagi

Serial arsonist eyed as police investigate fourth fire at northeast Calgary home

Enough is enough, one Marlborough resident says after someone set her neighbour’s home ablaze several times now — with the most recent fire occurring early Sunday morning. 423 kata lagi

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Calgary firefighters battle another suspicious fire at Marlborough home

An investigation is underway after another suspicious fire at a home in Marlborough.

Firefighters were called to Marbank Way NE around 5 a.m. on Sunday. 186 kata lagi


#NZV16 Day 51

With the day off today I headed out to Hans Herzog Winery. A treat I have been saving to the end of vintage and it was definitely worth the wait. 269 kata lagi

An Exciting Marlborough and 1960 Vintage Port

Sauvignon Blanc is popular these days and I understand commands a higher average price than other wines among UK high street consumers. I have a suspicion that it is tropical new world Sauvignon responsible for this rather than Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé.  317 kata lagi

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#NZV16 Day 49

With #NZV16 coming to an end, I have a wonderful video treat for you all.

Join me as I chat with the talented winemaker, Andrew Petrie, and get his thoughts on how the style of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc has changed over the years, what’s hot for the 2016 vintage and also a bit of inside knowledge on the wonderful Wither Hills fortified wine – Legado.

Person of interest sought in series of suspicious fires in Marlborough

Arson investigators are looking for a person of interest in connection with a series of suspicious fires that recently took place at the same address in the northeast community of Marlborough. 230 kata lagi

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