Category Archives: Mountford Estate

Before harvest is a distant memory…

I thought I had best get some harvest photo’s up before harvest 2011 is a long forgotten memory. We had a real mixed bag with weather this year but we managed to get the camera out on some of the … Continue reading

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CP in Zest Mag – Wine Sights Set High

CP, our wine maker here at Mountford was recently interviewed for an article in Zest – a food and lifestyle magazine that is part of The Press newspaper here in Christchurch. You can read the full article here. Just to … Continue reading

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I’m calling them drop dead gorgeous.

John Hawkseby put up his list of his favourite wines for the previous year. Here is what he said about our 2007 Estate Pinot Noir (which he listed as favourite Pinot Noir for the Year): Spookily magnificent but sadly there’s … Continue reading

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Why did we start?

Lately, in an attempt to find some inspiration I have been following a few other blogs. Some about wine, some just from people with an enjoyable ‘voice’. With all of these blogs I am fascinated about one thing; why did … Continue reading

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The Ups, The Downs, The In-betweens and The Wine

It’s a tradition for many at this time of year to reflect on what has been and think about what the future will hold. 2010 has been an eventful dramatic year for many. Global economy worries still hurt many, the … Continue reading

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Naked Hungry Traveller Wining In The Waipara

Awesome review of what Waipara has to offer on the Naked Hungry Traveller site. Check it out here. And to wet your appetite here is a wee bit on Mountford: “I had a winning Waipara moment as I climbed to … Continue reading

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The Elusive Scottish Speaking Hare

  Every fisherman has a tale of the fish no one can catch. It’s usually old, mythically huge in proportions, respected and longed for by all. Its legend lives on, even after it is gone, for being unattainable. Every fisherman … Continue reading

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