Category Archives: Wineries

Canadian, Italian, New Zealand – wineries that Dr Booze visits in his travels

Oyster Bay Merlot

The only Hawkes Bay wine you’ll likely find, mores the pity.

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Stellar’s Jay & Aging Bubbly

We had a solstice party last night, and as is our wont opened a bottle of bubbly. I’ve had this bottle of Stellar’s Jay the Pinot Blanc sparkling wine from Sumac Ridge for a few years now. I’m pretty sure … Continue reading

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Henry of Pelham Wine Club

I’ve long been a fan of Henry of Pelham’s wines. They offer excellent value for the money and some of the better bottles are downright fantastic. If you think you might enjoy their wines, the winery offers a new wine … Continue reading

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New Zealand Day 8, Marlborough Country

Okay, shot down to Wellington from Hawkes Bay, and after a couple of misadventures in the airport (note to self: when renting one-ways, always rent from a big car rental firm. The sign off is easier.) got on a Beech … Continue reading

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New Zealand Day 7, Sacred Hill

Got picked up by Simon of Sacred Hill this morning and given a tour of the district, including the farmer’s market. Then we ran through about a dozen wines of Sacred Hill. Their base level yellow label wines are all … Continue reading

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