Tag: John Forrest

New Zealand Pinot Noir flight to taste

Get the Dirt on New Zealand Pinot Noir

 mywinepal  May 11, 2014

New Zealand is a small country, but packs a big punch in the wine world with their crisp, herbal, and citrusy Sauvignon Blancs, and more recently with their Pinot Noirs.  The Pinot Noir grape has been said to be the best grape to demonstrate terroir, with New Zealand the terroir is quite varied from the North to the South Island,…

My Review of the New Zealand Wine Fair 2012 – Part 1

 mywinepal  May 4, 2012

New Zealand is well known for its clean air, temperate climate, and dare I say, super natural environment?  New Zealand’s wine industry goal is to be 100% sustainable, organic, or biodynamic by 2012. I read that over 95% of their vineyards are operating under an independently audited sustainability programme and over 90% of their wine production is also under an…