The 16 acres of Pinot Noir, located on a level, 20-acre property in the heart of the valley, was planted for the Donum Estate with the guidance of Anne Moller-Racke, TDE president and winegrower, who still oversees the farming of the vineyard.
Australian brand wines will take the lion's share of sales growth over the next three years, primarily driven by consumers who continue to upgrade their wine consumption from the cask-end of the market to premium bottled wine.
Nk'Mip Cellars made a spectacular finish at the 2012 Wine Access Canadian Wine Awards bringing in no less than 14 medals, garnering them the extremely prestigious title of the #1 Winery in British Columbia and the #2 Winery in all of Canada.
Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham is pushing a bill that would include allowing liquor stores to remain open on Sundays. It would authorize "wine pubs" and legalize 64-ounce "growlers" that bars or grocery stores could fill with beer for customers to take away.
Deer Creek Vineyards' Estate Grown, 2010 Pinot Noir, 2011 Chardonnay, 2011 Private Reserve Pinot Noir won, silver medals and one bronze medal at the 2012 American Wine Society Wine Competition, one of the country's most prestigious and rigorous wine competitions held earlier this month.
The Vineyard Register Report was produced this week by NZ Winegrowers, a national organisation of grapegrowers and winemakers. It showed that sauvignon blanc was by far the most common varietal planted in Marlborough, making up more than three-quarters of all vineyard space in the region.