NZ winery first in southern hemisphere to trade with bitcoin

I don’t usually post press releases verbatim – but this just came through and I think it’s rather cool… 27 November 2013 MEDIA RELEASE – PYRAMID VALLEY VINEYARDS A small high-end winery in North Canterbury is set to become the first wine business in the southern hemisphere to accept bitcoin payment to make transactions easier […]

Lake Forsyth Banks Peninsula Pinot Gris 2009

Lake Forsyth Banks Peninsula Pinot Gris 2009 $32  I really like this style of pinot gris.  It manages that delicious balance between the dry and mineral notes on the nose and palate and the rich, white peach and quince flavours in the mouth.  There’s a lovely creamy layer of complexity which adds depth and dimension […]

Tresillian Single Vineyard Akaroa Chardonnay 2009

Tresillian Single Vineyard Akaroa Chardonnay 2009 $23  This is a superb Canterbury chardonnay chock-full of melon, mango and peach notes on the nose all followed by an explosively fresh burst of tropical and citrus flavours in the mouth.  Clean, long and linear, it’s a lovely drink indeed.  Buy from www.tresillian.co.nz   Tresillian Single Vineyard Akaroa Chardonnay 

Tresillian Single Vineyard Canterbury Riesling 2008

Tresillian Single Vineyard Canterbury Riesling 2008 $18.50  A lovely example of older riesling sourced from Tresillian’s ‘certified-sustainable’ Lumsden vineyard.  Prepare yourself for aromas of beeswax, tangelo, lime and mineral notes while on the palate is nicely balanced with a touch of sweetness and a crisp, tangy finish.  For stockists visit www.tresillian.co.nz Tresillian Riesling 2008  

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