The Wine Twit

Posts tagged: Pinot Noir

2018 Burgundy Tasting

This week, as it always does, has seen Burgundy descend upon London for the 2018 En Primeur tastings, where the trade, press and then the public get to taste some of the most amazing and highly sought after wines, while getting to chat to the producers at the same time. 

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A Visit from Zephyr winemaker Ben Glover

The other week we had the pleasure of Ben Glover from Zephyr wines pop in for a tasting. Based in Marlborough they produce a full range of wines from the family farm in Dillons Point, which was converted to vines in 1985, firstly being planted with Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Noir, then further adding Gewürztraminer in 1991. The Glovers continued enthusiasm prompted them to launch their own brand Zephyr, and Ben came back to become winemaker, after working at other New Zealand wineries such as Wither Hills.

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