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Exploring New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

0.0 00 Look for a definition of a premium New World wine region and New Zealand will be your answer. Viticulture there dates back to 1836, when Scottish-born oenologist (and father of Australian Wine) James Busby started planting vines on his estate in Waitangi, but it was in the early 1970s that Brancott Estate (then […]

Introducing Marlborough Ridge

4.6 20 If it weren’t for the heat and the snakes, the Giesen brothers Theo, Alex and Marcel, could well have settled in Australia. But after suffering in 40 degree temperatures and an incident involving a snake in a swimming pool, they decided that New Zealand was a more attractive option. The three brothers bought […]