Tag Archives: New Zealand

Your new “Best Friend”..Pinot Noir

I recently read an article in one of the best known wine magazines about Pinot Noir, and the “singular” thinking some wine drinkers have about this noble grape. By “singular” I am talking about those who live in a growing … Continue reading

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Putting the Kiwi in an American Wine

One of my most “Unforgettable Characters” , Ray Walsh of Capitello Wineries Ray Walsh grew up in Auckland, New Zealand and brags about the fact that his only exposure to vineyards was picking up his father’s spent ammo, and occasionally … Continue reading

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You can swirl, sniff and sip, but do you swallow ?

A short while ago I had the opportunity as well as pleasure to attend the IPNC12, which is the International Pinot Noir Conference, held in McMinnville each year. This international wine event is attended by many of the best producers … Continue reading

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