Category Archives: NZ Wine Making

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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Here’s to them….

Here’s to the vineyard team working in the wind, the rain, the sun and the pain of protesting muscles. Here’s to the winery team fighting jet lag, sore muscles, cold high pressure hoses and unfamiliar languages. Here’s to the owner/manager/chef/cleaning … Continue reading

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Getting Dressed

I love this time of year here out at Waipara , New Zealand. All the vineyards are gearing up towards harvest and the vines are full of fruit. The promise of what this vintage will bring us hangs in the … 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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View From The Blind Side – Interview with CP Lin

The following is a copy of an article that featured in the Mainland section of the press this week. CP gives an interesting perspective on how we should view our wine heritage, where and how we should move forward in … Continue reading

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