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Best 18 NZ wines of 2015

It’s a simple matter for me to retrieve all of the wines tasted last year from my database and then to sort by score. A total of 18 wines achieved a score of 98 points or more. I’ve sorted them by price (least expensive first) within each score category. Here is the result:

Heroic vineyards

Do you recognise these names – Moutere, Mate’s, Rifleman’s, Lovat, Larose, Block 5 and The Terraces. No, they’re not brands, they are vineyards.

Smith goes back to school

Craggy Range director, Steve Smith MW, was recently awarded a Prime Minister’s Business Scholarship to attend his choice of the world’s most prestigious business schools. The scholarships are designed to allow top executives to expand their international expertise and to increase the competitiveness of their companies.

Martinborough Pinot Noir is hot

Martinborough invented top Pinot Noir and occupied top slot until the brash newcomer, Central Otago, snatched the regional crown from its head quite a few years ago. Wine enthusiasts continue to compare and debate the merits of both regions.