Category Archives: Pinot Noir

Whitehaven Winery: Kiwi Kwality Kontinues Unkompromised

Some facts you may not know about New Zealand: It was the last large land mass discovered on earth, making it, for all intents, our planet’s youngest country. New Zealand is the only nation on earth to have three official … Continue reading

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Mohua: Mo’ Value from Central Otago

  “Try some Mohua…” ‘Fess up: I’ve worked Detroit restaurants where the response would be, “Try some mo’ whatta?” At that point, one of two things would be in order.  Either a tutorial on Central Otago, where the Mohua (pronounced … Continue reading

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Michigan Pinot Noir: Progress of a Work in Progress

They’ve discovered dinosaur bones in the Arctic, so maybe producing decent red wine in Snowball Michigan isn’t so far fetched after all—maybe it’s merely acknowledgement of evolutionary precedent. Okay, that’s an exaggeration.  Certain brave and ballsy Michigan vintners have been … Continue reading

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Tudor Wines: Dan Is Now The Bubble Boy

“You can take my identity, my pension, my Black Amex card, my blue suede shoes, but keep those mitts off of my pinot noir.” There’s Some Bull In The China Shops Earlier this year, a scandal was uncovered by Chinese … Continue reading

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