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A recent Wedding at the Vineyard…. in pictures.

We were delighted recently, to be able to welcome Joel and Jordanah Cullen for their wedding photo's. What a beautiful wedding party, setting and atmosphere - our huge congratulations to Joel and Jordanah and we wish you both all the very best in your future together. If you would like more information on our Venue Hire options, please click on these links: Events and Venue Hire Email Ashlyn Monk - Events Manager NZ Venues These amazing photos were taken by Alpine Image Company. Click...

Wine Club Shipment Day

Wine Club Day here at DT Headquarters in #pinotcentral Claudio is very happy (and very busy!) preparing all the Domaine Thomson "MYSTERY WINE SOCIETY" shipments. Our new wine club is proving super successful with our second selection dispatched this week. For only $199 (incl GST + Free Freight), DT Society Members receive a pre-selected mixed six pack with a minimum guaranteed quality and price point level BUT it is a surprise until the courier knocks on your door. Such a great offer this quarter, we are all joining up ourselves! Click here for more details....

Year of the Ox – First Day of the Lunar New Year by PM

From PM: It’s the first day of the Year of the Ox! We wish all of you a happy, healthy and prosperous year! Without exaggeration, I think most people in today’s world are hoping this year will be a better one than last year…. Here in Hong Kong, celebrations are a bit muted, however people are still celebrating and looking forward to the year of the Ox. On New Year’s Eve, we had a special dish called Poon Choi which originates from the New Territories, Hong Kong. A one pot dish with many Lunar New Year specialities in it, including the black seaweed for good luck, this dish dates back...

What a difference a week makes!

A week ago, PM and I had just arrived in Burgundy. The days were sunny and warm, with daily highs reaching 18 to 19°. The vines were waking up from their winter sleep and there were early signs of budding in some vineyards. A week later, a storm system from northern Europe is upon us and temperatures have plummeted. It has snowed all morning and by lunchtime, the temperature had limped its way to a miserly 2 degrees! Pretty chilly for April. I undertook my daily walk in the vineyards above Gevrey-Chambertin in light snow and an Artic wind. A week ago, vintage in New Zealand was barely...

We are looking forward to a very special time – harvest in the Vineyard

Every year, as we come up to “harvest” time, we all have mixed feelings. Harvest is the culmination of the year’s work, it’s what we have looked forward to all year. As the time comes, it’s both exciting and a little tense, we hope we have done all necessary work to set up the vines in the best position for a good vintage 2022. We also look up at the sky and hope for the best as far as the weather is concerned. It never fails to surprise how vignerons around the world feel the same about the run up to harvest, it is the same heady mixture of anticipation, excitement about the vintage and...

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