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A French Affair

David and PM are in Burgundy, catching up on our vineyards and winemakers there. There was also quite a significant birthday celebrated! Happy Birthday David!

2020 Rosé – Gold Medal at the 2021 Aotearoa Organic Wine Awards

Very happy to receive the news this morning from @organicwineawards that our 2020 Rosé won a GOLD Medal!! We are so delighted, thank you. Well done to all the winners and champions especially from Central Otago Winegrowers Association - humbling company! . A small batch production of this delicious pinot noir clone 6 wine is only available here at our cellar door, via our website and exclusively at Rātā Magnums available too - be quick! https://domainethomsonwines.com/.../2020-rose-1-5l-magnum/ . #organicsisbest #gooddirt #pinotcentral #nzwine #cromwell #pinotnoir #roséaday #magnum #gold...

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...

Bourgongne Blanc 2020 is on its way!

Our Bourgonge Blanc 2019 from France is sold out, but good news, the Vintage Bourgonge Blanc 2020 is on its way to New Zealand. We do have a few bottles of the Saint Aubin 2019 left!

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