After a lengthy gestation, we’ve finally released The Real Review Certificate of Excellence and Top Wineries list.
Bannockburn has been described as “Central Otago’s pinot noir sweet spot”.
In this latest survey, I included every wine that I’d tasted in the past two years with a price tag of $100 or more.
The Bannockburn-based winery Akarua has been on a vineyard buying spree.
Bannockburn in Central Otago has been described as the region’s “pinot noir sweet spot.”
Matt Connell has launched his own label with a couple of very stylish wines made from pinot noir grapes grown at Bendigo.
A quick check on my database revealed the following members list in the $100+ pinot club.
My latest tasting of 55 ANZ pinots yielded what is probably a record success rate.
In New Zealand, there are three principal premium dessert wines styles, or “stickies”.
Brave is the winemaker (or, more likely, wine marketer) who breaks through the $100 price barrier.