Category Archives: Wine Industry

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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In Praise Of Riesling 2011

  Monday this week has seen the 2011 edition of the In Praise Of Riesling event. Held at the world reknown Pegasus Bay Winery this event celebrates all that is Riesling. Kathryn the Owner/Manager here at Mountford and CP Lin … 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 Press Blind Week Feature on CP Lin

This week is New Zealand Blind Week. The Christchurch Press interviewed CP as part of the promoting of it. In the article CP discusses the need for people to be tolerant and to ask if they are unsure what to … Continue reading

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