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F.A.W.C. Day Out 3rd November

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October 28, 2018

Our Kota label

Our second label is Kota (meaning shell in the local Maori language) and shows an illustration or picture of one of the large oyster shells from our 3 million year old seabed. Some of the shells are as large as a bottle and also include scallop shells and barnacles. When these are crushed under the pressure of overlying layers they form a limestone called Coquina, which forms the base layer of our vineyard. This  type of limestone has a soft, crumbly structure and is free dra...

October 2, 2018

Vine growth underway for the 2019 vintage

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September 14, 2018

5 Stars in Cuisine Magazine

5 stars in Cuisine Magazine May 2018 Pinot Noir tasting for our 2016 Pinot Noir. rated number 8 in the 10 Pinots to be awarded 5 stars out of 163 Pinots tasted. Lime Rock was the only North Island Pinot to receive 5 stars....

September 6, 2018

Grape picking

The weather gods have treated us well this year with fine weather for the first week in April. Picking of Pinot Noir is complete and looks amazing and currently under ferment, also Pinot Rose. Still have some grapes hanging out, waiting for the weather to pass....

September 6, 2018

New wine releases

 Pinot Rosé 2018 to be released shortly with strawberry flavours and great length on the palate.Grüner Veltliner 2018 to be labelled shortly.2016 Pinot Noir has been released and was very popular at the recent Hawke's Bay Wine Auction Pre-tasting event. The 5 stars from Cuisine Magazine will certainly help the marketing of this great wine....

September 6, 2018

International sales

Our international distributors, Majestic and OW Loeb in the UK and Vintage 59 in California continue to spread the word about Lime Rock. We have sent our first shipment to Japan and are currently negotiating shipments to China. Singapore (Underground Wines) continues to expand and our Merlot is leading the charge there. We also have wines in a warehouse in Australia....

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