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Buy Of The Week NZ

Villa Maria 2015 Seddon Vineyard Pinot Gris NZD$30 Crisp, dry Pinot Gris with pear, quince, stewed apple and cloves plus a suggestion of yeasty brioche. A seamless wine with a pleasantly grainy texture. Sophisticated Pinot Gris with moderate intensity. (Screwcap) Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on

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My email inbox has received a deluge of messages from wine producers who made it to the “World’s Most Admired List” compiled by the UK magazine, Drinks International.

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: