GET YOUR PINOT ON CHRISTCHURCH!

Here you go Christchurch. Your wine list for 2018 Pinot Palooza and boy, it’s a beauty and gives you an incredible range of styles, regions and producers. You lucky things … !

With so many wines on tasting, it can be somewhat overwhelming with the ultimate question of ‘where to start’?

The best way is to approach it as you would a music festival. Think of the different styles or producers as stages, each one representing a certain genre of music or musician.

Each has its own unique character and what you like or don’t like is all down to how you feel and what you’re seeking at that particular moment in time.

Spend time at the main stage, but make sure you head to the fringe and emerging stages for something new or a little different. Up for a splurge? Hit the VIP stage. Up for something fun? The Dance Tent’s where it’s at. And when you feel like taking it a little easy, the Chill Out Room’s waiting for you.

This is how you Pinot, with your hands in the air and a spring in your step.

STAGES!

Main Stage: Think of this as the headline act which you absolutely have to check out. If you haven’t heard of them, you soon will. This one’s a must.
VIP: This is the smart act who demands your attention and one you’ll cough up good dollars for!
Fringe: Think a little left field, a tad alternative, unique, intriguing and captivating. Not mainstream and all the better for it.
Emerging Talent: This is your new, up and coming Pinot artist, or one who’s undergone reinvention.
Chill Out Room: Super chilled, easy going, relaxed and super lo-fi.
Dance Tent: Something that is just bright, fun, and makes you want to move.

HINTS: We’re a big fan of supporting local talent so make sure you check out all those from NORTH CANTERBURY (yes, we say it in caps), of course. But then explore all the other great Pinot Noir regions in NZ

Local sommeliers will be on hand to talk you through the wines plus our own Dan Sims (CEO and Founder of Pinot Palooza) will be there as well.

Then perhaps check out some of last years People’s Choice TOP 10 (there are a few here) but make sure you go meet someone you’ve never met before.

And finally, don’t forget to VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE wine on the day to go in the draw to win some EPIC prizes.

NORTH CANTERBURY

Black Estate
Black Estate Home, 2016 – 45
Black Estate Damsteep, 2016 – 45
Black Estate Netherwood, 2015 – 65

Greystone
Greystone, 2016 – 42
Nor’Wester by Greystone, 2016 – 29
Greystone Thomas Brothers’, 2016 – 95
Greystone Vineyard Ferment, 2016 – 65

Mischief
Mischief, 2016 – 28
Mischief, 2017 – 28

Pegasus Bay
Pegasus Bay, 2015 – 55
Main Divide, 2015 – 25
Main Divide Rosé, 2018 – 21

THE BONELINE
THE BONELINE Waimanu, 2016 – 52
THE BONELINE, 2016 – 45
THE BONELINE, 2017 – 49

The Crater Rim
From The Ashes Waipara, 2017 – 20
Waipara, 2014 – 25
Rata, 2015 – 35
Omihi Rise, 2012 – 33

Terrace Edge
Terrace Edge, 2016 – 30
Terrace Edge, 2015 – 30

Tongue in Groove
Tongue in Groove Cabal Vineyard, 2015 – 45

MARLBOROUGH

Nautilus
Nautilus Vintage Rosé, 2015 – 50
Nautilus Southern Valleys, 2015 – 42
Nautilus Clay Hills Single Vineyard, 2015 – 68

Novum
Novum, 2017 – 40
Novum, 2016 – 40

Seresin
Seresin Estate Leah, 2016 – 35
Seresin Estate Rachel, 2014 – 50
Seresin Estate OSIP, 2016 – 30

Te Whare Ra
Te Whare Ra TWR, 2016 – 50
Te Whare Ra Single Vineyard 5182, 2015 – 75
Te Whare Ra SV Clayvin, 2016 – 75

Tohu
Tohu Single Vineyard Marlborough, 2017 – 27
Tohu ‘Rore’ Reserve Marlborough, 2017 – 38
Aronui Single Vineyard Nelson, 2016 – 28

Vavasour
Vavasour, 2017 – 30
Vavasour Rosé, 2018 – 25
Vavasour Felix’s Vineyard, 2015 – 41
Vavasour Felix’s Vineyard, 2016 – 41

Saint Clair Family Wines
Saint Clair Vicar’s Choice, 2016 – 22
Saint Clair Origin, 2017 – 25
Saint Clair James Sinclair, 2016 – 28
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 15 Strip Block, 2016 – 37
Saint Clair Omaka Reserve, 2016 – 44

WELLINGTON WINE COUNTRY

Ata Rangi
Ata Rangi Crimson, 2017 – 36
Ata Rangi , 2016 – 75

Martinborough
Martinborough Vineyard Home Block, 2016 – 70
Martinborough Vineyard Te Tera, 2017 – 30
Russian Jack, 2017 – 25
Martinborough Vineyard ‘Home Block’ Magnum, 2007 – 250

Te Kairanga
Te Kairanga Estate, 2016 – 28
Te Kairanga Estate Rosé, 2018 – 25
Te Kairanga Runholder, 2017 – 32
Te Kairanga John Martin, 2016 – 50
Te Kairanga John Martin, 2014 – 50

CENTRAL OTAGO

Akarua
Pinot Rouge, 2018 – 23
Rua, 2017 – 25
Akarua, 2017 – 43
Akarua Brut, NV – 34
Rua Rosé, 2018 – 25

Carrick
Carrick Bannockburn, 2015 – 45
Carrick Billet-Doux, 2017 – 36
Carrick Unravelled, 2017 – 28

Domain Road
Bannockburn, 2014 – 40
Defiance, 2016 – 65
Paradise, 2013 – 85
Bannockburn, 2015 – 40

Mt Difficulty
Roaring Meg, 2017 – 30
Mt Difficulty Bannockburn, 2016 – 47
Mt Difficulty Single Vineyard Ghost Town, 2016 – 75

Rippon
Rippon ‘Rippon’ Mature Vine, 2013 – 65
Rippon ‘Rippon’ Mature Vine, 2015 – 59
Rippon ‘Emma’s Block’ Mature Vine, 2015 – 92
Rippon ‘Tinker’s Field’ Mature Vine, 2015 – 105

Rockburn
Stolen Kiss Rosé, 2018 – 30.
Rockburn, 2016 – 50
Devil’s Staircase, 2018 – 30
Rockburn ‘The Art’, 2016 – 99

Wet Jacket
Wet Jacket Rosé, 2018 – 29
Wet Jacket , 2016 – 42
Wet Jacket, 2015 – 50
Wet Jacket, 2014 – 50

Nanny Goat
Nanny Goat Vineyard, 2017 – 35
Nanny Goat Vineyard Super Nanny, 2017 – 55

Peregrine
Saddleback, 2016 – 27
Peregrine , 2015 – 45
Peregrine Rosé, 2018 – 29

Te Kano
Te Kano, 2017 – 50
Te Kano Rosé, 2017 – 27
Te Kano Blanc De Noir, 2017 – 27

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