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Oyster Bay Merlot

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

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Hawkes Bay Syrah!

I don’t know who is buying for Manitoba Liquor Marts but I suspect we could spend many happy hours drinking wine together. I wandered through the Grant Park store today and saw several (!) Gimblett Gravels reds! I went to … 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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New Zealand Day 5, Syrah

The weather is appalling, a monsoon. We checked into the County Hotel in Napier. It’s a grand old place, and as it’s winter we scooped the Vice Regal Suite, complete with whirlpool tub, lounge area with beautifully veneered dining suite, … Continue reading

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