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  • Lady power! We are running the vineyards with my two Finnish student girls, Nuppu and Inkeri. And as you know, working in a vineyard is so cool...with all that wine and sun and...huge rabbit holes!! We were filling some of the biggest ones all day today! Good workout. ;)


  • Greener again! And a really beautiful sky! The weather is turning...


  • We have had some very summery days and everything starts to look very green. :) Some rain would be good any day soon... (Of course we want it to rain in a night time and be sunny and warm in a day time! ;) )


WINES

Vicarage Lane Wines has a range of Marlborough and Canterbury wines, all produced under the watchful eye of vastly experienced Canterbury winemaker Alan McCorkindale.

The current range includes:

Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Canterbury Riesling 2011
Marlborough Bubbly Sauvignon Blanc 2011
Canterbury Pinot Noir 2010

Latest Vintage

Vintage 2014 Vicarage Lane Wine's 2014 Sauvignon Blanc crop was machine harvested on the 1st of April, yielding 145 tonnes of good quality fruit. Having had a rest last year following some frost damage, our vines worked ovetime produsing our largest...

Sauvignon Blanc

Origin: Sauvignon Blanc is traditionally the wine of the Loire Valley in France and wines characteristic of this area are Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé Blanc.  Both styles are dry and the final flavour profile reflects the growing season, the soil type a...

Riesling

Origin: Riesling is a grape of German origin from the Rhine Valley.  It grows readily in New Zealand and is becoming increasingly popular. It is often made in an 'off dry' style where the primary fruit characteristics are retained. When Riesling ...

Bubbly Sauvignon Blanc

Vicarage Lane Marlborough Bubbly Sauvignon Blanc 2011 Harvest: Machine harvested in early April 2011. Viticulture Notes: Produced by acclaimed New Zealand winemaker Alan McCorkindale using Vicarage Lane’s own award winning sauvignon blanc. Winemaking: ...

Red Wines

Pinot Noir Origin: Pinot Noir is the classic grape of France's Burgundy region.  It is typically described as soft and feminine, with good examples having aromas of summer fruits, such as raspberry and plum, with a hint of tobacco.  Pinot Noir i...

Pinot Noir

Origin: Pinot Noir is the classic grape of France's Burgundy region.  It is typically described as soft and feminine, with good examples having aromas of summer fruits, such as raspberry and plum, with a hint of tobacco.  Pinot Noir is a light style r...