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Review: A pair of Matua Wines from New Zealand

Winery website: http://www.matua.co.nz Matua is a wine brand that hails from New Zealand and its mission is to deliver affordable, tasty vino from the best fruit it can get. With its first bottling in 1974, it’s been around the “block a few times” and has a loyal following of wine lovers. These two, affordable offerings have […]

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2011 The Seeker Sauvignon Blanc – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://theseekerwines.com The Seeker Wine project is one that was started by KoBrand Corporation in New York City with the aim of finding excellent wine sources from all over the world that do a good job of representing each variety in an affordable fashion. This bottle of Sauvignon Blanc, sourced from […]

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2009 Mills Reef Reserve Merlot Malbec – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.millsreef.co.nz/ Mills Reef is a New Zealand winery that is bringing a lot of quality to price ratio to the table. This 2009 Merlot Malbec wine is very tasty and an excellent wine for its price of $20. The winery was founded in 1989 by the Preston family and have quickly […]

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2009 Craggy Range Pinot Noir – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.craggyrange.com Te Kahu is a single vineyard, sourced entirely from Craggy Range’s Gimblett Gravels Vineyard. The name means the mist that rolls down the hills of the vineyard. Craggy Range sources this superb fruit for this particular Pinot Noir. Brix 24.6 average Production Level 27 hl/ha average Hand Harvested 100% […]

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