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Mud House The Narrows Marlborough Pinot Noir 2020

Mud House The Narrows Marlborough Pinot Noir 2020

 Yvonne Lorkin  December 1, 2021

Mud House The Narrows Marlborough Pinot Noir 2020 (NZ $21.99) The ‘Narrows’ has fast become one of my favourite, best-value pinot noirs in the country. Highly complex, deeply fruity, dark, fulsome and supremely elegant” noted Yvonne, while Cameron loved its injection of cranberry, pomegranate and vanilla across its firm tannins. Marty agreed, “intensely aromatic and loaded with blue fruits”, it’s…

Mud House Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020

Mud House Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020

 Yvonne Lorkin  November 8, 2021

Mud House Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020 (NZ$22) Sourced from the famed Claim 431 vineyard, this superb value for money pinot noir is packed with punchy raspberry and cherry characters, floral feistiness on the nose, fresh acidity and saucy spice layers on the finish. Easy, lush and very very nice for the price. Rating: From Yvonne Lorkin’s post. For more information…

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The Latest Kiwi Wines Here to Enjoy in BC

 mywinepal  May 13, 2018

Did you know the first recorded planting of grapevines in New Zealand was at the Bay of Islands in 1819?  Wine was being made by Scottish, French, and Croatians making a new life in New Zealand.  But powdery mildew, phylloxera, and prohibitionists together brought a halt to wine production.  In the early and mid-1900’s wine production grew very slowly, but the…

Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival – World Wine Reviews

 mywinepal  April 20, 2011

This Part 2 of my review of my picks from the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival.  Part 1 covered the wines of Spain.  Part 2 is the rest of the world. Again, there are so many wines at the tasting, and so little time, I’m sure I missed many great wines.  If you tasted some that I didn’t list, please…

MyWinePal At The New Zealand Wine Fair May 2009

 mywinepal  September 26, 2010

It was a beautiful, sunny day for the New Zealand Wine Fair in Vancouver. The event was held at the new Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre. There were 33 different wineries present at this year’s event, and they covered all areas from both the north and south island. Many of the wineries present do not have representation in Canada, but…