Ata Mara 2017 Grüner Veltliner – Central Otago, NZ

Ata Mara 2017 Gruner Veltliner - Central Otago

Who else loves wine from New Zealand? I might be a little biased, seeing as I am a Kiwi, but hey, I am sure a lot of people agree that New Zealand makes some darn good tipples.

So that’s one reason I was excited to try this sample I received from Cellarmasters (thank you!). And the other reason is because I absolutely love wine made from the grape variety – Grüner Veltliner. Continue reading

Opawa 2018 Sauvignon Blanc

Opawa Sauvignon Blanc and Nautilus Chardonnay
On our recent trip to New Zealand we stopped into the Jolly Farmer Wholesale bottleshop in Drury where we were treated to a tasting of the Nautilus 2017 Chardonnay from Marlborough. I didn’t write a tasting note at the time however it had a distinct creaminess with a wonderful peachiness.

As the owner of the Jolly Farmer is friends with the family he also tasked me with tasting this sample of the Opawa 2018 Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough.

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