Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

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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Robert Parker Reviews Mountford 2008 Vintage and Boy Are We Excited

The Robert Parker Wine Advocate reviews of Mountford’s 2008 (which is our soon to be released vintage) are out. There has been giddy excitement here yesterday as this is the first full from start to finish vintage for Kees and … Continue reading

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50 Degrees South and The Campbell Islands Bicentennial Expedition

The team at Mountford Estate Vineyard & Winery (in the Waipara Valley) are excited to support the 50º South Trust and their Campbell Island Bicentennial Expedition later this year. To think our beautiful wines will travel to New Zealand’s southernmost … Continue reading

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Matthew Dukes Wine Of The Week

There are very few wineries which have yet to be ‘discovered’ these days, particularly in the pinot noir field (the most difficult and sensitive of all), but I can say for certain that Mountford is teetering on the edge of superstardom. Continue reading

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Mountford Estate – Putting Waipara On The Map.

Recently Kathryn received an email from Niklas from Sweden who is… well read his email to get an introduction to him and then, if you like follow the link to his blog Mise en bouteille to get a slightly different … Continue reading

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Harvest and Vintage 2010

Mountford is finished with the harvest for the year. The work for the vintage is still ongoing. In the meantime here are some great shots of what we get up to at this time of year.

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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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