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GIMBLETT GRAVELS 2016 ANNUAL VINTAGE SELECTION

GIMBLETT GRAVELS 2016 ANNUAL VINTAGE SELECTION

April 12, 2019

A fine way to taste the best reds of the Hawke's Bay is by sampling the prestigious Gimblett Gravels collection that Andrew Caillard selects annually to feature in his top twelve wines. Sadly only a select few across the globe are selected to taste this range, but The New Zealand Cellar founder - Mel Brown was lucky to be one of the select few international wine names who were sent a case to better understand the 2016 vintage.

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A FIRST FOR NEW ZEALAND WINE

A FIRST FOR NEW ZEALAND WINE

April 05, 2019

Villa Maria is a household name in more than 60 countries worldwide, especially here in the UK. Villa has built a reputation for wines that are consistently exceptional & Villa Maria has been voted New Zealand’s Most Admired Wine Brand for 5 years in a row. The collection also includes Vidal, Esk Valley & Te Awa.

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ROSIE FINN FROM NEUDORF VISITS THE NEW ZEALAND CELLAR

ROSIE FINN FROM NEUDORF VISITS THE NEW ZEALAND CELLAR

March 28, 2019

Mel sits down with Rosie Finn of Neudorf wines to talk all things wine in our "down in the cellar" series. 

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New Zealand Riesling styles & wine regions

New Zealand Riesling styles & wine regions

March 23, 2019

Although New Zealand is a relatively new Riesling producing country with a little over 1800 hectares planted, we’re seeing rapid growth and good quality Rieslings produced in NZ's cool climate wine regions. Included is a wine map of New Zealand regions, where to buy Riesling in the UK and what styles of Riesling wine is produced in the key regions - Marlborough, North Canterbury and Central Otago

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Top 10 Wine Experiences In Central Otago, New Zealand | Wanaka & Queenstown

Central Otago's Top 10 'Must Do' for Wine Tourists

March 06, 2019

When it comes to New Zealand and wine, most people will know that Central Otago is known for its world class Pinot Noirs. The hot dry summers and cool winters provide perfect growing conditions for this fickle grape. But it is not just wine, Central Otago is the ultimate getaway destination for kiwis with ski fields, adrenaline rushes and lakes just a stone's throw away. We have created 10 of our must see and dos while visiting Central Otago.

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New Zealand Chardonnay Variations in the UK

All we want to drink is NZ Chardonnay

February 21, 2019

New Zealand Chardonnay can finally take its place on a global stage. We’re talking quality, style and infinite sass appeal. New Zealand Chardonnay has distinct regional characteristics that hold their own against Grand Cru burgundy, at a fraction of the price - all we want to drink is New Zealand Chardonnay!

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International Sauvignon Blanc Conference 2019 | Marlborough, NZ

International Sauvignon Blanc Conference 2019 | Marlborough, NZ

February 08, 2019

Every 4 years more than 250 very important delegates congregate in Marlborough to bask in a series of seminars, discussions and tastings to showcase New Zealand’s most iconic grape; Sauvignon Blanc. Read Mel Brown's account of the event for 2019

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Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration 2019

Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration 2019

January 28, 2019 1 Comment

Mel Brown got everything she was hoping for and more at The Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration 2019 which has established itself as a premier event on the international wine calendar. Each year this three day events hosts more than 200 people from across the globe, converging in one of the most dynamic and spectacular wine regions of the world.

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Kevin Judd, Head Winemaker at Greywacke

10 YEARS OF GREYWACKE IN THE UK | AN INSIGHT WITH KEVIN JUDD

January 18, 2019

In 2009, one of the most acclaimed winemakers in New Zealand decided it was time to venture out on his own and walk away from 25 years of being head winemaker for Cloudy Bay, the winery responsible for cementing NZ’s place as one of the premier (if not, thee premier) Sauvignon Blanc producer in the world. The man; Kevin Judd, his label; Greywacke.

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MIKE PATERSON FROM COROFIN WINES TALKS WITH THE NEW ZEALAND CELLAR

MIKE PATERSON FROM COROFIN WINES TALKS WITH THE NEW ZEALAND CELLAR

December 20, 2018

Mel Brown sits down with Mike Paterson from Corofin Wines to discuss all things wine in our "Down In The Cellar" series.  

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South West London Top Food and Wine for 2018

South West London Top Food and Wine for 2018

November 30, 2018

The creativity, diversity and consistent evolution of South West London means we are blessed with a number of top food and wine spots in SW London. From the exciting pop ups, hidden wine bars and downright deliciousness at every corner you turn, we have created a list of must visits while living in & visiting South West London.

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New Zealand Wine in the UK

New Zealand Wine. The position, perception & challenges in the UK Market

November 14, 2018 10 Comments

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