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The Marlborough Markets

Our first sunny day in Marlborough, we made the most of it.

With a trip into the township of Marlborough and more specifically to the Farmers Market.  824 kata lagi

Life Of Adventure

Villa Maria Sav, More of a Romance than a Wine

I’m sorry Villa Maria, I tried.  I really truly tried.  Tried to remember all those descriptors I learned about Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.  Tried to find something amazing to say about this wine.  302 kata lagi

New Zealand

Charles MAIDMENT + Hannah PICKERING - New Zealand

Grave of Samuel Rowe & Hannah (nee Pickering, formerly Maidment) at Richmond cemetery, Tasman

CHARLES MAIDMENT (1816-1904) was born in UK. He arrived in Marlborough, New Zealand, prior to 1859 when he married HANNAH PICKERING (1838-1892) at Wairau… 2.488 kata lagi


Forget the Ferry

🇳🇿 Oyster Bay, Pinot Noir 2012
8/10 – Nothing Wrong with That

You could probably cellar this New Zealand Pinot Noir (leave it in the cupboard) for a couple more years, but let it breath for a couple of hours and you will enjoy it now. 78 kata lagi


2018 Forrest GrapeRide

The tagline for the Forrest GrapeRide is ‘Sip, Savour, Cycle.’ I mistakenly thought these were listed in order of priority and that I had signed up for a leisurely bike ride through Marlborough’s vineyards. 174 kata lagi

New Zealand

Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Light green hue typical of a SB.

Aromatic but not so much as expected from a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

Fruity and floral aromas. Tastes of gooseberry and kiwi with grassy notes. 27 kata lagi

Summer Wines

Momo Sauvignon Blanc, 2016

Marlborough, New Zealand  |  Sauvignon Blanc

Michael Seresin – NZ native, left in 1960s for Italy, captivated by Italian food & wine, cinematographer, 1990s – purchased land in Wairau valley, 1996 – first vintage, winery completed in mid-2000, winemakers – Clive Dougall & Jordan Hoog, 165 ha, Momo – Maori for ‘offspring’, 60K cases… 63 kata lagi