24 April 2014

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New Zealand

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…(either in blends or alone) in Italy, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Chile and California to name but a few. All will have the signature blackcurrant aromas and firm tannins; drink this grape variety with hard cheeses and red meat dishes for a great food and wine match.

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The post Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon appeared first on Berry Bros. & Rudd Rudd Wine Blog .

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Wine lovers in the US are drinking more New Zealand wines than ever, with double-digit annual percentage increases in the value of imports for the past five years. As demand increases, investors are also developing a taste for Kiwi wine.

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Grapegrowers are racing to harvest what's left of their crop in New Zealand's largest wine producing region before wind and rain do any more damage. It's been one of Marlborough's wettest Aprils on record and harvesters are under pressure to get this year's vintage out of harm's way.

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This dark ruby colored Pinot Noir from New Zealand is a really good deal. ...

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Jasper Morris MW, our Burgundy and New Zealand buyer, returned from a recent tour of Japanese wineries with taste-buds piqued and interest heightened. Here he reports on the best, foxiest and most idiosyncratic wines tasted.

After a week of tasting and feasting in Tokyo with the wines of Burgundy, I spent a fascinating day in Yamanashi prefecture, tucked away round the back of Mount Fuji, visiting vineyards and wineries. We took the train out to Kofu, one and a half hours from …

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By Dr. Vino of Dr Vino's wine blog 19 days ago.
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Vineyards and wineries can post some photos to social media that let us know what's going on in their corner of the world. Here are a few worthwhile ones:

Starting in the southern hemisphere, this one is a photo of the Craggy Range Te Muna Road vineyard in New Zealand. It's taken by drone and, since you know our love of all things drone and wine related, we had to post it for you. Queried via DM, the folks at Craggy Range said the drone belonged to an employee and was used for fun, not in any particular vineyard application.

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Winemaker Jeff Fink held an extensive blind tasting of Pinot Noirs from around the world on February 19, 2014. The lineup included 2009, 2010 and 2011 Pinot Noir from Burgundy, California, Oregon, South Africa, Italy, Germany, New Zealand, Australia and Argentina. The tasting was conducted in six flights of four ...

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Neethu Sheth left her work at an investment bank in New York, when she married and moved to Mumbai. In 2007 she founded The Wine Rack, a company that imports wines from South Africa and New Zealand. Over the last few years she has seen many aspects of the industry change and in some ways become more difficult. Despite this, an innate passion for wine is what keeps her going. Edited excerpts from a Sommelier India interview:

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By lucasblanes of Uvinum's blog 29 days ago.
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In New Zealand , a winery started to accept payments online with Bitcoin (the first in the Southern Hemisphere). This was a decision made to facilitate transactions for international clients.

The Rollingdale winery, located in British Columbia of Canada, has been negotiating with Bitcoins from February, opening a new chapter for North America.

Mondo Cellars in California has not lagged behind, accepting the Bitcoin as a mode of payment to finance its operations.

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…together made sense.

Jack Glover, Sales and Marketing Manager of Accolade Wines, says that he appreciates ProWein because it is a more efficient way of meeting with clients as opposed to visiting different countries carrying several bottles of wine. Also in the last hours of the last day he can take a few moments to taste wines such as vintage port he can rarely taste in New Zealand.

Excited to attend next year!

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