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Archive for December, 2016

Theory & Practice, affordable quality

DEC 27, 2016 By BOB CAMPBELL MW In NEW AND NOTEWORTHY Ant Mackenzie (Photo: Ant Mackenzie Wines) “My working life in wine takes me up and down the country visiting wine regions, growers and producers. I’m almost always helping producers…
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Spice Trail

Tracing back the origins of vines can be very enlightening.  The dominance of the ‘Limmer’ clone of Syrah, that is regarded as the progenitor in New Zealand, is so strong that in many quarters, it is called the ‘Heritage’ clone. …
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