Tag Archives: New Zealand

Pinot Around the World

When we hear the word Pinot, we think of the red Pinot.  But did you know that the Pinot’s – Noir, Gris and Blanc are genetically identical? It’s complicated I know, but if you were test their DNA, you would … Continue reading

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National Sauvignon Blanc Day

Sauvignon Blanc (like malbec) can be found on many wine lists, but unlike malbec, is grown all over the world, with some famous wines coming from the French regions of Sancerre and Pouilly Fume, and from the New World in … Continue reading

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What’s YOUR Favourite? – Part 2

Many of you took the time to read and comment on the lineups posted from my post earlier this week. I thank you and appreciate your comments! I loved that the choices were a little of everything. Today’s lineup will … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #7 – New Zealand

After a one week hiatus, Thirsty is back with a Chardonnay selection from New Zealand. While New Zealand is more known for their grassy, gooseberry, cats pee Sauvignon Blancs, there are some fantastic Chardonnays coming from both Marlborough and Waipara … Continue reading

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After the Palate Fatigue…

After four flights of sparkling wines, my palate was cooked…13 sparkling wines later, I was getting better and better as the night went one, despite my aching palate.  Tips and tricks from good friends led me to successfully taste, describe, and … Continue reading

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