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Snow-capped rugged mountains and glistening rivers nestled deep within ravines…sound like a place you want to hear a bit more about? Well we aim to please, so this week for #WineWednesday we are talking about New Zealand’s famous Pinot Noir region, Central Otago. Pinot has established itself as Central Otago’s (or nicknamed ‘Central’ to people in the know) flagship variety, and it flourishes here, as extreme climate rewards careful site selection with wines of great intensity and sophistication. The buck doesn’t stop at Pinot though, with the region also known for producing excellent aromatics, Chardonnay and some Sauvignon Blanc. Though the rugged terrain may be pretty, it doesn’t make life easy for grape growers and winemakers – this is one of the hottest, coldest and driest regions in New Zealand, and the world’s southernmost wine region. Which makes the wine that comes out of this region so special. It’s no wonder with a setting like this that Central Otago is a captivating place for tourists to visit, if it's not already - a trip to Central should be on your list! Photo: @mishasvineyard .
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Ready…set…TASTE! The @airnzwineawards judging has kicked off for 2017! Its all about the swirl, sniff and sip as our fantastic judging team, led by Chair of Judges Warren Gibson, taste their way through over 1300 wines in the search for this year's winners. Its a tough job but somebody has to do it... #nzwine #anzwa @trinityhillwines @lacollinanz @bilancianz
Happy International Pinotage Day! Join us in raising a glass in celebration with our friends a bit further afield in South Africa, where this signature red grape is considered to be a symbol of the country’s winemaking traditions @PinotageSA #nzwine #PinotageDay 📷: @capetownetc
Celebrating those #FridayFeels with our #FavePhotoFriday - We are loving this stunning pic from @eddiemcdougallwines #repost #lakewanaka #nzwine
We’re not ready for our Pinot Party to come to an end and we are sure you aren’t either, so let’s delve a little deeper into the Pinot barrel this #WineWednesday. Pinot Noir is now 36% of our total #nzwine production, second only to #sauvblanc, with the majority grown in Marlborough and Central Otago. In 2002 we planted 2,029 ha of the stuff, but in 2016 we recorded 5,519 ha (13,637 acres) of prime for the picking Pinot. Which means more Pinot to go around! The difference in our climate is a major factor in the defining regional styles, with Pinot Noir having a host of different flavours based on where it’s come from. Spin the wine flavour wheel and you could land on dark berry fruit, chocolate, fresh herbs and spicy notes. Whose ready for a glass of #nzpinotnoir? 📷: @escarpmentvineyard .
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#Repost @nzwineaus What's your New Zealand Pinot Personality?! Come find out at the #nzwine stand @pinotpalooza Sydney! #nzpinotpersonality #pinotpalooza #nzpinotnoir
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WOW! Almost 4000 Pinot lovers at today's @pinotpalooza in Melbourne! Stop by the #nzwine stand find out your #nzwinepersonality and to go into the draw to win a trip to NZ! #pinotpalooza
#Repost @nzwineaus Awesome night in Melbourne at the #nzwine Pinot Walkabout!
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When was the last time you went on a bar crawl fuelled by the best New Zealand Pinots? We're on it right now! NZ Pinot Noir + delicious food = a perfect Friday night for us! .
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@lunaestate.co.nz @the_bone_line.
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#nzwine comes to D.C! A whole new world of wine on offer at this exclusive NZ in a Glass Tasting, hosted at the NZ Residence in Washington today @nzwineusa .
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Over the next few weeks you will see a bit of action around another one of our world famous varieties...Pinot Noir. This week on #WineWednesday we want to tell you a bit about it. So you might hear of New Zealand Wine and think of Sauvignon Blanc…But times are changing. Now it's our world class Pinot Noir that is edging its way into the spot light, as New Zealand winemakers tease an array of distinctive styles from this generous, yet notoriously fickle grape. Pinot Noir is grown throughout all the #nzwine regions, from the top of the North Island down to the bottom of the South Island. The huge diversity in climates and soils means we get a wide range of styles from our Pinot Noir producing regions. But something these wines have in common is structure and elegance overlaid by power and fruit-driven intensity. As Kiwis we don't like to brag, but our Pinot is pretty darn good...now whose dreaming about a glass of #nzpinotnoir? 📷: @rockburnwines .
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Celebrating #FavePhotoFriday with this beaut shot from @crabfarm @samanthamackirdy #repost Spring afternoon in the vineyard! ☀️
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For #ThrowbackThursday in September we are throwing it ALL the way back to when it all began. At first glance, the history of wine in New Zealand looks short - very short. Samuel Marsden, an Anglican missionary, made the first recorded planting of grapevines at the Bay of Islands in 1819. It has only been since the 1980’s that #nzwine has been made widely available, with New Zealand wineries originally setting out to serve the small domestic market. Then the 1990’s brought the world The Spice Girls, Jerry Maguire, Bill Clinton… and our Sauvignon Blanc. From here onwards the only way was UP, as people worldwide saw the light in the bottom of an empty #nzwine glass, and the value of New Zealand’s wine exports skyrocketed from $NZ18 million in 1990, to a forecasted rise to $2 billion by 2020. Thirty years ago, there were fewer than 100 New Zealand wineries; today that number has risen to over 670. Where to from here? Watch this space! 
Find out more at #linkinbio nzwine.com
📷: @te_motu_waiheke .
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