Tag: pinot noir

4 Ways to Celebrate International Pinot Noir Day | 18 August

International Pinot Noir Day

When thinking about Pinot Noir, most likely a glass of velvety, ruby-red and fruity goodness springs to mind.

But this fickle, diva-like varietal is extremely versatile. Not only when it comes to regional expressions but Pinot is also able to completely change its look (and taste) creating 4 perfect ways to celebrate International Pinot Noir Day this Saturday, 18 August 2018. Read More

Sip: Q Pinot Noir 2015 from the Waitaki Valley

Q Pinot Noir 2015

The Waitaki Valley, while being most famous as the hometown of New Zealand super-crush Richie McCaw, is one of the hidden wine regions that should definitely be on any wine enthusiasts wish list.

Its rich limestone soils and stunning scenery give the wines a special flavour profile that is all its own and today we’re tasting the 2015 Q Pinot Noir from this upcoming region.

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Rockburn Wines from the rugged South

Although Rockburn’s flagship wine is Pinot Noir, I do have a soft spot for their Gris for a while now. Rockburn is one of those producers everyone seems to be aware of but not many know much about.

So I caught up with Paul Donaghy, their General Manager and a good friend of mine, to find out a bit more about this boutique producer from the rugged south. Read More