RECENT FEATURES




Spy Valley and Envoy 2016 Gewurztraminer
West Brook Marlborough Chardonnay and Pinot Noirs, Waimauku Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Malbec
Craggy Range 2015 Aroha, Sophia and Le Sol
Dandelion GSM 2016 and Les Courtilles Cotes du Rhone 2015
Two Rivers ‘Altitude’ Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014
Georges Road 2016 Rosé and Pinot Gris, 2014 Rose and Pinot Noir, and Syrah 2015 and 2016
Kidnapper Cliffs 2014 Chardonnay and 2013 Cabernet Merlot and Syrah
Archangel 2015 Pinot Gris, 2013 Stefania and Halina Rieslings and Pinot Noir
Sugar Loaf 2016 Marlborough Riesling, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
Mt Beautiful 2016 Rosé, Sauvignon and Riesling, and 2015 Pinot Gris
SOHO ‘Zabeel’ Waiheke Island 2015
Alexander 2016 Martinborough Pinot Noir and Merlot
Te Whare Ra 2016 Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling ‘D’, Pinot Gris, and 2015 Pinot Noir
Ostler Waitaki Valley Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer and Pinot Noir
Yealands Single Vineyard Awatere Pinot Noir 2016
Matahiwi Estate 2016 Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay
Mills Reef 2016 Reserve Syrah and 2015 Elspeth Cabernet Sauvignon
Montsable Pays d’Oc Chardonnay 2016
Jules Taylor 2016 Pinot Noir and ‘OTQ’ Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
Main Divide 2015 Pinot Gris and Chardonnay, and 2014 Pinot Noir
te Pa 2016 Chardonnay and Pa Road 2015 Pinot Noir
Elephant Hill Hawke’s Bay Syrah 2015
Moana Park 2014 Gewurztraminer and 2015 SVR Pinot Noir
Dashwood Marlborough Pinot Noir 2016
Spade Oak ‘Heart of Gold’ Gisborne St Laurent 2014
// View More Featured Reviews

Wine Focused Events of Note






Pinot Palooza 2017 in Australia and New Zealand
11.00 am – 6.00 pm, 29 July 2017 – Showgrounds, Claremont, Perth
11.00 am – 6.00 pm, 5 August 2017 – Adelaide Gaol, Adelaide
11.00 am – 6.00 pm, 9 September 2017 – Shed 10, Auckland
11.00 am – 6.00 pm, 16 September 2017 - The Tannery, Christchurch
11.00 am – 6.00 pm, 7 October 2017 - Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
11.00 am – 6.00 pm, 8 October 2017 – Carriage Works, Sydney
11.00 am – 4.00 pm, 14 October and 1.00 pm – 6.00 pm 15 October 2017 – Light Space, Brisbane

Cost: General Admission: $60.00 includes all tastings and a Plumm Red Burgundy glass (value $35.00) , VIP Tickets: $100.00 gives pre-event access, food voucher, a glass of wine from the SOMM BAR and time with a sommelier. Early Bird Tickets $55.00, Early Bird VIP $95.00 (Available until 30 June)
For more information: www.pinotpalooza.com.au

Pinot Palooza is a celebration of the Pinot Noir wine designed by the Australian wine event promotional company Bottle Shot Concepts of Dan Sims. The same team is responsible for successful consumer events ‘Wine Day Out’ and ‘Game of Rhones’. Pinot Pilooza was held in Wellington this year on Monday 30 January, one day before, and as an adjunct to Pinot Noir 2017.

The consumer-marketed event has proven extremely popular in Australian, and is proving to be so in New Zealand. By all accounts the Wellington event was full capacity. Pinot Palooza is being repeated in Auckland this year on 9 September, and being brought to Christchurch for the first time on 17 September.

The Wellington event has been the largest so far with 115 producers on show, but for the other events expect a minimum of 100 Pinot Noir wines be available for tasting from over 30 producers. Go to www.pinotpalooza.com.au to see the producers signed up to each city’s event to date.

Copyright © 2011 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews
Website by DataFlex | Design by Skinny