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New Zealand: Win a trip with Villa Maria and follow in my (clumsy) footsteps

I’m very excited that 2018 is underway.  Happy New Year everyone!! In just 22 days I’ll be heading to New Zealand to visit one of my oldest friends and of course I’ll be visiting vineyards too.  It would be rude not to. I’m giddy. My plans are quite well-formed  … well actually I’m not organised …

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greywacke wild sauvignon review

Sauvignon blanc wines from New Zealand Stich it to ‘em

THINK sauvignon blanc and you probably think of gooseberries, vibrant newly-mown grass, green peppers or passion fruit. No doubt you think of New Zealand too, even though the historical home of sauvignon blanc is France; the wines of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume more restrained than the teasey-squeezy-cheeked Kiwi versions. Though perceptions are there to be changed. …

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