NZ Wine Podcast - New Zealand Wine Stories

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The place to hear great stories from New Zealand winemakers, vineyards owners and others in the industry. Hosted by Boris Lamont. Published by Podcasts NZ.

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Michael Brajkovich, New Zealand’s first Master of Wine (MW), is a member of the Institute of Masters of Wine in London as well as a respected wine judge in both New Zealand and Australia. Following in the footsteps of grandfather Mick and father Maté, the Brajkovich family and Kumeu River Wines is a story that parallels the New Zealand wine industry. As a winemaker, Michael aims to be recognised as producing world class Chardonnay. http://www.kumeuriver.co.nz (www.kumeuriver.co.nz) http://www.nzwinepodcast.com (www.nzwinepodcast.com) http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast) Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Here He Was’ – courtesy of Brent Page. Dog Squad Music This episode is brought to you with thanks tohttps://www.bizebu.com ( www.bizebu.com) - Let's get your business started!

Apr 5

46 min 32 sec

The Donaldson family have been immersed in the wine industry since the early 1970s and were pioneers of  grape growing and wine making in Waipara, North Canterbury. Youngest son Paul shares how it was growing up in the wine business to now being an active member of the winery which remains in the family.(Recorded on Zoom - apologies for echo) https://www.pegasusbay.com/ (www.pegasusbay.com) http://www.nzwinepodcast.com (www.nzwinepodcast.com) http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast) Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Here He Was’ – courtesy of Brent Page. Dog Squad Music This episode is brought to you with thanks to https://www.bizebu.com ( www.bizebu.com)  - Let's get your business started!

Mar 19

21 min 18 sec

Sunday March 21, 2021 will see the inaugural Ripe, Wine & Food Festival in Wanaka. The founder and organiser Nathan White tells us how it came about and who'll be there. Get tickets at https://ripewanaka.nz (www.ripewanaka.nz)List of Wineries with the relevant NZ Wine podcast episode # for the ones we've spoken with previously Aitkens Folly, Akarua, Amisfield, Aurum episode #30, Black Peak, Burn Cottage episode #41, Cloudy Bay, Coal Pit, Dicey, Domain Thompson, Maude, Misha's episode #60, Maori Point, Mount Michael episode #34, Nanny Goat, Paddons Paddock, Quartz Reef, Valli episode #25http://www.nzwinepodcast.com (www.nzwinepodcast.com)http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast) Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Here He Was’ – courtesy of Brent Page. Dog Squad Music

Mar 15

13 min 23 sec

Claire spent her childhood in North Canterbury in the South Island, (Te Wai Pounamu) and after studying winemaking at Roseworthy in Adelaide, Australia she returned to Marlborough to embark on her winemaking career. After learning the craft of making bubbles at Champagne Taittinger, then coming home and working as a winemaker for one of New Zealand’s earliest wine brands, Corbans, Claire went onto to be the first winemaker at Lawson’s Dry Hills before taking the plunge into making her own wine with her husband Mike. The wine they named after a beautiful native New Zealand bird, The Huia.  http://www.huiavineyards.com (www.huiavineyards.com) http://www.nzwinepodcast.com (www.nzwinepodcast.com) http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast) Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Here He Was’ – courtesy of Brent Page. Dog Squad Music This episode is brought to you with thanks tohttps://www.bizebu.com ( www.bizebu.com) - Let's get your business started!

Oct 2020

26 min 53 sec

Winemakers from the Auckland region tell us how the year was leading up to the 2020 harvest and how the vintage is looking. Michael Brajkovich - Kumeu River WinesPete Turner - The Hunting Lodge WineryJames Rowan - Westbrook WineryTyler Soljan - Soljans Estate Winery https://kumeuriver.co.nz (www.kumeuriver.co.nz) https://www.thehuntinglodge.com (www.thehuntinglodge.com ) https://www.westbrook.co.nz (www.westbrook.co.nz) https://soljans.co.nz (www.soljans.co.nz) http://www.nzwinepodcast.com (www.nzwinepodcast.com) http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast) Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Here He Was’ – courtesy of Brent Page. Dog Squad Music Thanks to https://www.bizebu.com (www.bizebu.com) Let's get your business started!

Oct 2020

33 min 3 sec

Winemakers from Marlborough tell us how the year was leading up to the 2020 harvest and how the vintage is looking. James Bowskill - Framingham Wines  Hans & Therese Herzog - Hans Herzog Wines Claire Allan - Huia Vineyards http://www.framingham.co.nz (www.framingham.co.nz) http://www.herzog.co.nz (www.herzog.co.nz)   http://www.huiavineyards.com (www.huiavineyards.com) http://www.nzwinepodcast.com (www.nzwinepodcast.com) http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast) Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Here He Was’ – courtesy of Brent Page. Dog Squad Music Thanks to https://www.bizebu.com (www.bizebu.com) Let's get your business started!

Aug 2020

34 min 30 sec

Winemakers from Waipara, North Canterbury tell us how the year was leading up to the 2020 harvest and how the vintage is looking. Paul Goodege - The Boneline  Paul Donaldson - Pegasus Bay Frank Manifold - Mt Brown Estates http://www.theboneline.co.nz (www.theboneline.co.nz) http://www.mountbrown.co.nz (www.mountbrown.co.nz) http://www.pegasusbay.com (www.pegasusbay.com) http://www.nzwinepodcast.com (www.nzwinepodcast.com) http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast) Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Here He Was’ – courtesy of Brent Page. Dog Squad Music

Jul 2020

28 min 53 sec

Winemakers from Central Otago give us their insights into the 2020 harvest in what's shaping up to be an exciting vintage. Dave Sutton - Te Kano EstateGrant Taylor - Valli WineCraig Gasson - Lamont WinesPhil Handford - Grasshopper RockMalcolm Rees-Francis - Rockburn Wines www.tekanoestate.comwww.valliwine.comwww.lamontwines.co.nzwww.grasshopperrock.co.nzwww.rockburn.co.nz http://www.nzwinepodcast.com (www.nzwinepodcast.com) http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast) Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page. Dog Squad Music

Jun 2020

51 min 22 sec

Catherine stumbled on a tiny abandoned vineyard in the foothills of Mount Brown, in the Waipara Valley, North Canterbury.  Waist-high in weeds, it presented an irresistible challenge and has gone on to produce trophy winning wines. http://www.mountbrown.co.nz (www.mountbrown.co.nz)http://www.nzwinepodcast.com (www.nzwinepodcast.com)http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast) Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Jun 2020

26 min 13 sec

Renaming the vineyard Domaine Rewa to honour her Granny, Philippa Fourbet took a leap of faith and purchased, sight unseen, the 5.5-hectare vineyard in 2010. Episode Links: https://www.domainerewa.com/ (https://www.domainerewa.com/) https://www.nzwinepodcast.com https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

May 2020

31 min 49 sec

An exciting update from David Nash on his NZ Wine film "A Seat at the Table". We catch up with David a year on from our first chat and found out how the film has been received at festivals around the world and who the new distributor is. www.nzwinepodcast.com www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast www.nzwinestory.co.nz Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Mar 2020

21 min 23 sec

Having started one of the first wineries in the region - Chard Farm, with his brother Rob Hay and then being instrumental in the development of the Peregrine brand and growth, Wet Jacket is Greg Hay's third winery venture. http://www.wetjacket.nz www.nzwinepodcast.com www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Feb 2020

45 min 36 sec

Born and raised in Bordeaux, Renan Theilloux graduated from Toulouse University as a winemaker in 2009 and for the next few years travelled the globe as a flying winemaker. After settling in Alexandra in Central Otago Renan founded RT Wines to embrace his passion for handcrafting beautiful wines. https://rtwines.co.nz (https://rtwines.co.nz) https://nzwinepodcast.com (https://nzwinepodcast.com) https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast) Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Feb 2020

40 min 30 sec

Wendy is an internationally acclaimed winemaker and is the Chief Winemaker at Spy Valley Wines in Marlborough. https://www.spyvalleywine.co.nz/ (www.spyvalleywine.co.nz)http://www.nzwinepodcast.com/ (www.nzwinepodcast.com)http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast)Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Dec 2019

39 min 46 sec

Misha Wilkinson is the Director (Marketing) of Misha's Vineyard in the Central Otago Region of New Zealand. She and her husband Andy returned from Asia after many years seeking to find the best place in the world to grow Pinot Noir.  https://mishasvineyard.com/ (www.mishasvineyard.com)http://www.nzwinepodcast.com/ (www.nzwinepodcast.com)http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast)Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Dec 2019

34 min 50 sec

Dave Sutton is Winemaker and GM at Te Kano Estate in Central Otago. As a relatively new winery, Te Kano is rapidly carving a niche for itself in the New Zealand wine industry. https://tekanoestate.com/ (www.tekanoestate.com)http://www.nzwinepodcast.com/ (www.nzwinepodcast.com)http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast)Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Dec 2019

28 min 41 sec

It's a wide ranging and diverse conversation from Russian literature and life lessons to English cricket with some Hawkes Bay and Oregon influences. Christopher Keys is the Head Winemaker at Gibbston Valley Winery in the Central Otago. www.gibbstonvalley.comwww.nzwinepodcast.comwww.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Oct 2019

46 min 25 sec

Malcolm Rees-Francis is the Winemaker at Rockburn Wines in the Central Otago. We chat about being born into a South Canterbury sheep-farming family and his studies and travels that led him to be making wine today. http://www.rockburn.co.nz (www.rockburn.co.nz)http://www.nzwinepodcast.com (www.nzwinepodcast.com)http://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast (www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast)Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Oct 2019

31 min 16 sec

Renee talks about making wine in the Auckland region of New Zealand, the Moi brand and her wine journey so far..... and Cleopatra. https://moiwines.com/ https://nzwinepodcast.com https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast Music track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Sep 2019

48 min 56 sec

In this episode Boris talks with Kirstin & Paul Wright, who came to Three Miners Vineyard in 1984 without wine making experience and have since added their own direction to the rich history of the land in Alexandra, Central Otago. https://threeminers.com https://nzwinepodcast.com https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast Music Track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Jul 2019

28 min 41 sec

Lee Winston is an Auckland based winemaker and founder of the Untitled brand. Red, white and rose blends are in the portfolio sourced from a variety of regions and years. www.untitled.nz www.nzwinepodcast.com www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast Music Track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Jun 2019

40 min 45 sec

Joelle Thomson is a journalist, wine writer and author, who was bitten by the big buttery Chardonnay bug at Aro Street Café in Wellington, New Zealand, in the late 1980s and has been in love with wine ever since. Music Track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page. NZ Wine Podcast:  https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) / https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (Twitter) / https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook) http://www.joellethomson.com/

Apr 2019

42 min 48 sec

It was Nick’s father Rolfe Mills who began experimenting with grapes with the family having now been on the remarkable Wanaka property for 5 generations. The wine growing and production remains very much a family venture with a desire to listen to the land an inherited value. Music Track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page. Social Media Links:   https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/

Mar 2019

34 min 8 sec

Working in & founding a number of businesses including Advertising and Media Mike eventually found himself owing land on Waiheke Island in the Hauraki gulf offshore from Auckland.   https://apac01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lonelycowwine.com&data=02%7C01%7Cselina.spain%40gorilla-voice.com%7Cdd8bf49e082f4f55a7a208d666143a9b%7Cd491e7b1409e43a0aaa60cdf3a4e1eb1%7C1%7C0%7C636808634405083955&sdata=NstDaOPG008cMzK8lORanS%2BteGNetKKoq2EtDE%2B2oKA%3D&reserved=0 (www.lonelycowwine.com)

Dec 2018

39 min 18 sec

In his teens Craig decided that wine may be a more interesting option to drink than lager and we talk with him about his journey starting in Central Otago, studying and working overseas and circling back around to Otago again.   Lamont Wines:  http://www.lamontwines.co.nz/ (http://www.lamontwines.co.nz/)   NZ Wine Podcast Social Media links: https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en) https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/)   Brought to you by Podcasts.NZ https://www.podcasts.nz/ (https://www.podcasts.nz/) https://www.facebook.com/PodcastsNZ/ (https://www.facebook.com/PodcastsNZ/)  

Dec 2018

36 min 25 sec

David Nash is the writer, producer and co-director of the upcoming feature length documentary about the NZ Wine industry and its place in the world of fine wine. ‘A Seat at the Table'. Find out more about the doco at nzwinestory.co.nz A Seat at the Table: https://www.nzwinestory.co.nz/ (https://www.nzwinestory.co.nz/) Where to follow NZ Wine Podcast: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en) / Twitter - https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast) / Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/)   Music Track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page.

Dec 2018

35 min 1 sec

In the last year 34 million people have made more than 212 million searches to find, compare or make purchases using Wine-Searcher's website and apps. In this week’s podcast we chat with Suzanne Kendrick who manages Global Growth for the company.   Show Links: Wine-Searcher.com: https://www.wine-searcher.com/ (https://www.wine-searcher.com/) NZ Wine Podcast:  https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) / https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (Twitter) / https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook) Music Track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page.

Aug 2018

28 min 17 sec

We chat with Tom who is the Managing Director for Framingham Wines about why and how he came to be at Framingham, the history of the label and what’s happening now at the winery. Show Links: Framingham Wines: https://framingham.co.nz/ (https://framingham.co.nz/) NZ Wine Podcast:  https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) / https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (Twitter) / https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook) Podcasts NZ: https://www.podcasts.nz/top-podcasts/nz-wine-podcast/ (https://www.podcasts.nz/top-podcasts/nz-wine-podcast/) Music Track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page.  

Aug 2018

29 min 23 sec

As Market Development Manager at Greystone Wines, Alissa combines her studies in Viticulture, Enology and Communications with her experience in winemaking and working in vineyards around the world.   Show Links: https://www.greystonewines.co.nz (https://www.greystonewines.co.nz) https://www.podcasts.nz/top-podcasts/nz-wine-podcast (https://www.podcasts.nz/top-podcasts/nz-wine-podcast) https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/ (https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/)  

Aug 2018

32 min 43 sec

Guy’s passion for wine started when working for vineyards in Australia which lead to an oenology degree at Roseworthy College, University of Adelaide. He also worked through Italy, Spain, California, Australia and South Africa learning about the culture, language, wine and cuisine, all of which influence Guy’s wine making. BellBird Spring Wines: https://bellbirdspring.co.nz/ (www.bellbirdspring.co.nz) NZ Wine Podcast - Podcasts NZ:  https://www.podcasts.nz/top-podcasts/nz-wine-podcast (https://www.podcasts.nz/top-podcasts/nz-wine-podcast)   

Aug 2018

31 min 10 sec

Experienced in both the wine making and business side of the wine industry, Ngarita Warden is now the business manager, looking after export, trade sales, marketing, social media and logistics.   Show Links:  https://blackridge.co.nz/ (Black Ridge Vineyard) Follow the NZ Wine Podcast on: https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook)

Jul 2018

29 min 58 sec

Matt Connell Wines are a highly respected brand produced in Central Otago NZ. Other wine producers in the region also benefit from Matt's passion and expertise gained from winemaking locally and overseas.   https://www.mattconnellwines.com/ (Matt Connell Wines) https://www.podcasts.nz/top-podcasts/nz-wine-podcast/ (NZ Wine Podcast - Podcasts NZ)

Jun 2018

41 min 55 sec

Paul has worked in hospitality both in New Zealand and overseas for a number of years before taking on Manifesto Wine, an importer of Italian wine into NZ and a distributor of some boutique wines.   Music Track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page. NZ Wine Podcast:  https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) / https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (Twitter) / https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook) https://www.podcasts.nz/ (Podcasts NZ)

Apr 2018

31 min 1 sec

Claire joined the Burn Cottage team in 2010. She is widely respected for her years of experience as head winemaker at Martinborough Vineyards & at Amisfield. She's travelled the world to do vintages abroad & brings a deep knowledge of NZ winegrowing.

Apr 2018

30 min 46 sec

We have a chat with New Zealand Sommelier of the year 2017 Stephanie Guth about where her wine journey started back in Toronto, Canada to being here in NZ at The French Café. Music Track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page. https://www.thefrenchcafe.co.nz/food-wine (French Café) http://sommelier.co.nz/ (Sommelier of the Year 2017) https://www.podcasts.nz/category/podcast/nz-wine-podcast/ (Podcasts NZ - NZ Wine Podcast ) NZ Wine Podcast:  https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) / https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (Twitter) / https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook)

Feb 2018

38 min 55 sec

In this episode we explore some of the introductory characteristics of the Rhone Valley region of France with Jean-Christophe Poizat & Marc Taddei. Part 2 of 2. Music Track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page NZ Wine Podcast:  https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) / https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (Twitter) / https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook)

Feb 2018

38 min 10 sec

In this episode we explore some of the introductory characteristics of the Rhone Valley region of France with Jean-Christophe Poizat & Marc Taddei. Part 1 of 2. Music Track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page

Feb 2018

21 min 42 sec

A story of hope, love and survival. In this episode mother and son duo Mary and Zenek share the history behind Archangel wines, achievements so far, and what the future looks like. Music Track featured on this podcast: ‘Kuaz’ – courtesy of Brent Page Show Links: Archangel Wines - https://www.archangelwines.co.nz/ (https://www.archangelwines.co.nz/) NZ Wine Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) / https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (Twitter) / https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook)  

Jan 2018

32 min 17 sec

We chat to Manutuke born Daniel Kemp, as he shares his experience from being around contract grape growing in his childhood, to becoming a restaurateur and then distributor and importer of New Zealand and International wines at http://www.greatlittlevineyards.co.nz (www.greatlittlevineyards.co.nz)   Show Links: https://www.greatlittlevineyards.com/ (Great Little Vineyards - Kemp Wine Merchants) NZ Wine Podcast:  https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) / https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (Twitter) / https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook)    

Jan 2018

44 min 46 sec

In this episode we're on-site in the sub region of Bannockburn, Central Otago having a chat with Crawford Brown about his experience from being a beer brewer to becoming the founder of Bannock Brae Estate.   Show Links: http://www.bannockbrae.co.nz/ (Bannock Brae Estate) https://www.facebook.com/bannockbrae (Facebook.com/bannockbrae) Follow NZ Wine Podcast:  https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (Twitter) https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook)

Jan 2018

31 min 45 sec

From taking over her father's wine solutions business in 2013 to then acquiring Mount Michael wines in 2015, Anna Robbie shares her unplanned and unexpected journey in the wine industry and what is next for Mt Michael Wines. Music track: Kuaz - courtesy of Brent Page. Show Links: https://www.mountmichaelwines.com/ (Mount Michael Wines - Cromwell) >> Follow NZ Wine Podcast on social media:  https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) / https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (Twitter) / https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook)

Jan 2018

29 min 47 sec

In this episode we chat with Chris Archer, as he shared his new innovative wine Joiy and the insight he has gained over 25 years of being in the wine industry. Part ​2 of 2. Music track: Kuaz - courtesy of Brent Page. Show Links: https://joiy.co.nz/ (Joiy) >> Follow NZ Wine Podcast on social media:  https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) / https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (Twitter) / https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook)

Dec 2017

26 min 5 sec

In this episode we chat with Chris Archer, as he shared his new innovative wine Joiy and the insight he has gained over 25 years of being in the wine industry. Part 1 of 2. Music track: Kuaz - Courtesy of Brent Page. Show Links: Joiy Wines: https://joiy.co.nz/ (https://joiy.co.nz/) Follow NZ Wine Podcast on social media: https://www.instagram.com/nzwinepodcast/?hl=en (Instagram) https://twitter.com/NZWinePodcast (Twitter) https://www.facebook.com/NZWinePodcasts/ (Facebook) https://www.podcasts.nz/top-podcasts/nz-wine-podcast/ (NZ Wine Podcast - Podcasts NZ)  

Dec 2017

27 min 34 sec

Andrew Donaldson has always called Central Otago his home, so when he had the opportunity to develop a stunning Central Otago site into a top tier producer of Pinot Noir he jumped at the chance. We had a chat to Andrew about his experience developing Akitu Wines​.​ We talk with Andrew onsite, just outside of Wanaka, Central Otago.​ Akitu Wines - https://www.akitu.co.nz/ (https://www.akitu.co.nz/) Music track: Kuaz - courtesy of Brent Page.

Dec 2017

40 min 19 sec

French born Lucie Lawrence worked in vintages in Burgundy & Alsace before meeting husband Brook in France & becoming the principal winemaker at Brook's family-owned boutique winery Aurum. We talk with Lucie onsite, just outside of Cromwell, Central Otago. Music track: Kuaz - courtesy of Brent Page Show Links: https://aurumwines.co.nz/ (Aurum Wines)  

Dec 2017

27 min 16 sec

Having started out in New Zealand Paul journeyed overseas working in a number of regions including Burgundy and Oregon before eventually finding his way to Bendigo in Central Otago. Show Links: http://www.prophetsrock.co.nz/ (Prophets Rock Wines) Music track: Kuaz - courtesy of Brent Page.

Dec 2017

26 min 8 sec

Raised around horticulture Douglas has worked in some notable wineries both in New Zealand and Europe and while completing a Bachelor of Wine Science and Viticulture, he authored his first book.   Music courtesy of Brent Page.

Dec 2017

26 min 35 sec

Heron's Flight is one of only a few vineyards in New Zealand to specialise in the Italian varieties Sangiovese and Dolcetto. In this episode we chat with co-founder David about his winemaking process. Part 2 of 2.

Nov 2017

49 min 20 sec

Heron's Flight is one of only a few vineyards in New Zealand to specialise in the Italian varieties Sangiovese and Dolcetto. In this episode we chat with Mary who along with her husband Dave, founded the winery in the late 80's. Part 1 of 2. Show Links: http://www.heronsflight.co.nz (Heron’s Flight) https://podcasts.nz (Podcasts NZ) Music courtesy of https://reubenhalsey.com/ (Rueben Halsey).      

Oct 2017

46 min 16 sec

There was a time when wine and Central Otago were not synonymous and in this episode we talk with one of the early wine making pioneers. Grant Taylor takes us through his start in the US, wine making in the Gibbston Valley and on to his own label and his more recent captivation with Waitaki Valley. Show Links: https://valliwine.com/ (Valli Wine - Queenstown, NZ) https://twitter.com/nzwinepodcast (NZ Wine Podcast - Twitter) https://www.podcasts.nz/ (Podcasts NZ)

Sep 2017

27 min 5 sec