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Marlborough wines and vines.

Cynthia Brooks

Marlborough wines and vines.

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Published by Graham and Cynthia Brooks in Renwick .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL15054959M
ISBN 100473014696


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Marlborough wines and vines. by Cynthia Brooks Download PDF EPUB FB2

- John Buck, Te Mata Estate Winery "This is a beautifully written book, giving you a sense of place and of the tremendous drive and passion of the pioneers. Warren Moran has fully engaged himself in the deeper notions of the land, the people, the role of vines and wine, and the links to the old world." - Rudi Bauer, Cited by: 1.

Based in Marlborough, New Zealand - the internationally renowned Sauvignon Blanc wine capital of the world, The Vines Village is a wine cellar, cafe and collection of boutique stores and activities set amongst 4 heactares of expansive lakeside grounds and gardens surrounded by incredible vineyard vista's.

Marlborough Wine Limited is a family run business supplying you with the very best New Zealand wines. The winery is located in Marlborough, New Zealand’s renowned Sauvignon Blanc producing region, but we also source grapes from all over New Zealand.

Only one of the critics that we track has sampled this Marlborough average in popularity among wines from this region. Interest in this wine has been less conspicuous during the y Stores and prices for 'Marlborough Vines Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough' | prices, stores, tasting notes and 87%(84).

Marlborough's vines and wines Marlborough's first vineyard was established in the Fairhall/Brancott area by David Herd, farm manager of acre Meadowbank Farm. InHerd planted a vineyard on adjoining land at Auntsfield which he bought from the Reverend Charles Saxton (John Saxton's brother).

1 He grew muscatel grapes and made wine until his death in   Jeff Cox is the author of 21 books on food, wine, and gardening, including Gardening with Biochar, From Vines to Wines, and Cellaring was the managing editor of Organic Gardening for many years, and currently serves as a contributing editor to The Tasting Panel, SOMM Journal, Clever Root, and Horticulture magazines, and writes a monthly garden feature for the Santa /5(68).

The Marlborough region is about world-famous Sauvignon Blanc, delicious fresh seafood and diverse landscapes, from valleys of vines to sheltered waterways. Marlborough is about world famous Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand’s largest winegrowing region, and the soils and enviable climate that create it.

The winery is located in Marlborough, New Zealand’s renowned Sauvignon Blanc producing region, but we also source grapes from all over New Zealand from both our own vineyards and contract growers alike. We can supply you with Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir.

Book A Marlborough Wine Tour. Marlborough Wine Tours have a range of small group wine tours of 4 to 5, or 6 hours. A Marlborough Sounds Cruise and Wine Tour or a bespoke private luxury wine tour departing from Blenheim, Picton or Havelock.

Arriving by Cruise ship then we also have Shore Excursions available for you. Darryl Woolley, the Chief winemaker for the Nobilo Wine Group, said in a September interview to The Flying Wine Man, Andrew Jones (), that there were four Marlborough winemakers in the period towhile Cynthia Brooks, in her book 'Marlborough Wines and Vines' () reports how pioneer wine makers David Herd.

Explore Marlborough run biking and driving wine tours of the Marlborough wine region. With a dozen wineries within 3km of your starting point and flat, easy biking, our tours are suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

Join a guided wine tour by bike and let one of our knowledgeable guides share their unique insights into this majestic region. Whitehaven Wines. Marlborough put New Zealand on the international wine stage with its exquisite Sauvignon Blanc in the s.

Oha of vines (around 2/3 of the national total) are under the care of local wine producers, making it the country's largest wine region.

Take in the sights of Marlborough's wine country scenery and taste some of the region's best offerings on this full-day tour from Blenheim.

Make several stops at different wineries and taste Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling and Pinot Noir as well as some lesser known varieties from the area.4/5(73). When we made the decision to take a road trip around New Zealand’s South Island, top of my list of things to do was to take a tour of the Marlborough Wine Region.

You see, I’m a big Sauvignon Blanc drinker, so with Marlborough being one of the best places in the world to grow the sauvignon grape variety, I just couldn’t miss the chance to try a sip or two from the source.

Marlborough is world renowned for being one of the best wine producing regions in the world. Sample wines from over 40 Marlborough wineries at the Festival including our world famous Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

We’ll announce all wineries that will be at the Festival in October. Known throughout the wine world for its production of Sauvignon Blanc, the Marlborough Wine Region is the most prolific of all wine producing areas in New is located in the northeast.

Enjoy the brilliant Marlborough weather and stunning scenery with this 6km ride featuring nine wineries, with dining, art and cold drink stops along the way. Wines to sample include world-renowned sauvignon blanc, rising star pinot noir, plus chardonnay, cuvee, riesling, pinot gris, montelpulciano and more.

An icon and leading region of New Zealand's distinctive style of Sauvignon blanc, Marlborough has a unique terroir, making it ideal for high quality grape production (of many varieties).Despite some common generalizations, which could be fairly justified given that Marlborough is responsible for 90% of New Zealand's Sauvignon blanc production, the wines from this region are actually anything /5().

Escape to Marlborough offers personalised, semi-exclusive and highly enjoyable travel experiences throughout New Zealand.

- Wonderful wine tasting tours included - Pick up from cruise ship and throughout Marlborough - Luxury Mercedes® Mini Vans - Maximum 6 guests in one van - Experienced drivers and guides - Private hire available. Marlborough Sitting at the top of South Island, Marlborough is New Zealand's superstar, famous for iconic Sauvignon Blanc.

However, those seeking something different will be rewarded with spectacular Rieslings and Pinot Gris. the vines village Explore Marlborough is based out of the picturesque Vines Village, 12 minutes drive from central Blenheim.

On the site, you’ll find cafes, gift stores, food, all-day parking, bathroom facilities, the Whitehaven Cellar Door, and of course, a wide range of quality Explore Marlborough bikes. Wine tasting in the Marlborough region should be at the top of every wine-lover’s bucket list.

Whether you have a few days or just an afternoon, you can still fit a tour of the famous Blenheim wineries, and try your favourite whites straight from the source. Table & Vine is a wine, spirits, craft beer and specialty foods destination.

Located in West Springfield, Massachusetts. Table & Vine carries: 4, wine, 3, spirits, 3, beers, artisan cheeses and 1, specialty foods. Kegs, Package Store near me, Liquor store, wine store. Of Marlborough’s neaha of vine plantings (about 2/3 of the national total), neaha is sauvignon blanc, although it produces a wide variety of wine styles.

Acclaim is mounting for its fragrant mouth-filling reds, which are richly flavoured and supple. Pinot noir is Marlborough’s second VIP grape. Experience the heart of Marlborough’s wine region Situated in the famous Marlborough wine region, the Walnut Block Cottages offer premium-quality vineyard accommodation for both local and international travellers.

The modern and comfortable décor, coupled with the vineyard’s peaceful, picturesque surroundings, will ensure that your stay at the cottages is a unique experience and the. Marlborough is also one of the most visitor-friendly wine regions you could hope to find. It has big wineries and small ones; large corporations operate here but there are also smaller ­family.

After reading so much about Marlborough, and after drinking so many Marlborough wines, here I was. This is where they come from. This is the source of those remarkable, lively, piercing Sauvignons that have so emphatically changed the face of white wine the world over in the last couple of decades.

All the single-vineyard fruit is hand-picked. Try the intensely coloured Pinot Noirs or the complex Alchemy Chardonnay. These are wines to linger over. Drylands. 7 minute drive from Vintners Retreat. Home Block, the 33 acre vineyard at Drylands wines was one of Marlborough’s first wine grape vine plantings.

Marlborough Wine and Food Festival. Everything you need to know about Tickets go on sale October Join the mailing list to hear when tickets are on sale for the Festival. Join mailing list. Join over 40 Marlborough wineries at the Festival. We’ve got a fantastic culinary lineup and great foodies on site.

Culinary information. The Marlborough region is located on the north-eastern tip of New Zealand's South Island and is named in honour of the 18th century general of that wines from Marlborough have only come into prominence recently, there is actually a wine-making history in that region that dates back to the s.

Behind the vines – the Walnut Block story. Walnut Block Wines is the vision of two brothers, Nigel and Clyde Sowman. Combining their experience in viticulture and the wine industry with their passion for and appreciation of fine wine, they have created a unique range of superbly crafted Marlborough wines.

It’s about fresh seafood sought by the world’s finest chefs. It’s about diverse landscapes, from valleys of vines to sheltered waterways of the Marlborough Sounds.

Join a guided tour or hire a bike, and choose from more than 30 cellar doors, tasting award winning wines along the way. History. Early settlers in Marlborough planted vines as early as the s.

A small block of Brown Muscat was planted in by David Herd, but in his son pulled up the last of the vines, and no others were recorded in the region for the next forty years. Commercial wine-making began in earnest only in when the first large-scale vineyards were planted by Montana Wines, at the time Country: New Zealand.

A Heritage Collection hide-away amongst the vines, MVH is the ideal place to host your next holiday, weekend getaway, boutique vineyard wedding, corporate retreat, or wine experience.

Located in the heart of Marlborough, MVH is within a 12km radius to approximately 30 wineries, many of which produce world class wines/5(). Taste Marlborough Wine Tour is a full day wine tour behind the scenes of the world-renowned Marlborough wine region.

Visit a select number of exclusive Marlborough wineries, taste award-winning reserve-grade Marlborough wine, talk with respected winemakers, explore the beautiful vineyards and enjoy a delicious gourmet lunch made with local produce. New Zealand's answer to Napa Valley, Marlborough is a veritable engine room that in accounted for 47 percent (10, hectares) of the country's vines, and over 60 percent of its production, even though it is home to just 20 percent of the nation’s wineries.

Around. Our experienced wine hosts will guide you through a tutored tasting of premium Brancott Estate wines. This includes six Letter Series wines and also wines available only at the cellar door.

This is a fantastic opportunity to taste a selection of premium Brancott Estate Marlborough wines in a private setting with your own expert tutor. Marlborough wasn’t immune to those troubles and when it was decided that a glut of wine was threatening everyone, the Government agreed to fund a vine pull.

The aim was to cut New Zealand’s vineyard area by a quarter, with growers to be paid $ for every hectare of grapes they removed. Marlborough self-guided biking wine tour. Bike rental closest to vineyards, wineries & cellar doors. Free transport from/to Blenheim.

Marlborough Bike Hire Blenheim | Wine Tours by Bike. Time to explore and discover, taste and indulge all whilst biking your way around Marlborough’s wineries & Renwick's boutique cellar doors.

Wine-d up and wine down in Aotearoa. Behind Winery Doors is an essential compendium for wine lovers; a road map to the vines, the soil and the inspiring lives of vintners who have made their dreams come true establishing some of the finest wineries in New Zealand.

Stay in either of the two beautifully appointed cottages set on our vineyard in the heart of Marlborough Wine Country, a food & wine lovers paradise. Explore the 25 acres of vineyard and olive grove, soak away the day in your own private hot tub, visit the many local cellar doors, hire our electric bikes, walk the local riverbanks, take stunning day trips or simply relax over a glass of wine.

New Zealand's Tohu Wines is one of several Māori-owned or -operated wineries making Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, and more by combining winemaking expertise .Located in the centre of New Zealand and renowned for its world-class wine and the stunning Marlborough Sounds, Marlborough is easily accessed by air, sea, rail and vehicle.

The region has a purpose-built convention centre and a multitute of other venues and facilities, with a good range of accommodation and plenty of pre and post conference.