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A Social Media Tour Around New Zealand: The 2014 Harvest

The 2014 harvest in New Zealand is now all but wrapped up with the fresh new Sauvignons soon finding their way to the British isles.

It’s easy to forget how much work goes into making these wines and then the enormous distance they have to travel to reach us.

This series of photos from some of our favourite wineries sums up that hard work, but also the sense of fun and achievement in seeing the fruition of a year’s work come together…

Is someone lost? The stunning early morning backdrop at Ara vineyards.

ara

The harvest from a different perspective… birds-eye photography captured by a drone at the Craggy Range Te Muna Road Vineyard in Martinborough.

craggy drone

Pump-over of the 2014 Merlot taking place in the Craggy Range fermentation cellar.

craggy tank

All aboard! The Marisco Vineyard team – the creators of the fab Ned!

marisco

The Nautilus team head out in the Beautiful Marlborough Sounds to celebrate the successful end of vintage 2014. Look out for the results of all their hard work later in the year!

nautilus team

The Royal Couple have been in Marlborough this month. Here they are walking through the Amisfield vineyard.

prince and princess

There’s 3 weeks to go until the Saint Clair Half Marathon…

saint clair half maratho

Here’s all the Saint Clair Family Estate’s crew, who come from all around the world to help out during vintage.

saint clair team

We all look forward to trying the latest vintage here in the UK!

Kia Ora!

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