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  • Harvest Day #3. Nothing new, just a bit different location. Time to take different kind of photos...black and white! ;) And no, it wasn't that dark day.

    Next pick of Sauvignon Blanc on Wednesday. Chardonnay should go before that.


  • Harvest Day #2. Back to much more "normal" harvest weather. Sunny, warm & beautiful! :D


  • Today was a day off, but we'll continue harvesting tomorrow...very early morning! (much before wake-up time!) I think I know who is going to look after that first part of tomorrow's harvest. ;)

White Wines

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: ...