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Annual New Zealand Wine Day

In February, 21 New Zealand wineries belonging to the Complexity group, are celebrating Waitangi Day with the 2nd Annual New Zealand Wine Day on Saturday, February 4.  Wine enthusiasts around the world can take part in this wine tasting by doing a virtual tasting. This event is in coordination with Wine Channel TV. The virtual […]

Home winemaking: Peach and a Sauvignon Blanc

Over the weekend, we started to make two different wines – one from a kit. We thought we would not try a kit wine again after our other experiences. But this kit was a Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand’s Marlboro region. To help create a quality wine, we pulled out the testing equipment including the […]

Itineraries Help with Planning Visits to Wine Regions

Since 2007 Wine Trail Traveler has been visiting and writing about wineries throughout the United States and in Canada, England, Italy and New Zealand. In addition to these many articles, Terry created numerous two and three-day itineraries for several wine regions. Currently there are itineraries for wine regions in Canada, New Zealand, US North East, […]

Destiny Bay Wines Receive High Praise

Destiny Bay Vineyards located on Waiheke Island near Auckland, New Zealand is focused on producing high-end wines. The vineyards feature five Bordeaux varieties including Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot and Petit Verdot. In a recent press release, Mike Spratt owner and winemaker at Destiny Bay, announced that Gerard Bassett “reserved special praise for the […]

A New Zealand Recipe from Seresin Estate

Many thanks to  Seresin Estate  a winery and vineyard in New Zealand, for providing this recipe. Seresin Estate is an organic and Biodynamic winery. Cheers! Kathy Marcia’s Coq Au Vin – via Seresin Estate Serves 4 A perfect match with a glass of Seresin Rachel Pinot Noir. Ingredients 1 bottle Pinot Noir 1 carrot, roughly chopped 1 celery […]

Discover New Zealand Soon

Flying to Auckland, New Zealand during late November took us about 22 hours from the East Coast of the United States. For those able to travel first class and sleep somewhat comfortably, they may be able start touring Auckland as soon as they drop off their bags at a hotel. If time allows take a […]

Destiny Bay Wines in New Zealand Helps Laser Sailor with Goal of 2012 Olympics

Destiny Bay Wines is a small, boutique winery in New Zealand. The winery and vineyards are located on a small island, Waiheke Island, a short ferry ride from Auckland. Destiny Bay Wines is supporting laser sailor, Miranda Powrie, as she strives to compete for the 2012 Olympics in London. Travel and training for laser sailing […]

Wine Festivals for the 3rd Weekend of February

With spring still weeks away, spending a day at a wine festival can be entertaining and fun, a great place to spend a few hours. Below are a number of wine festivals for the third weekend of February. All but one are in the US. The exception is a wine festival located in Devonport, New […]

Wine Trail Traveler Quarterly Wine E-zine Released

The Wine Trail Traveler winter edition of the Quarterly E-Zine is now available to view as a pdf. You can view the Quarterly at: http://winetrailtraveler.com/newsletter/magwinter1011.pdf This winter edition includes: Winemaking Scene: What were Kathy and Terry up to with winemaking during the Fall 2010? On the Cover: New Zealand Christmas Tree Focus on New Zealand Focus […]

Air New Zealand and Wine Industry Working Together

It’s interesting to note how different industries can work together and everyone benefits. Air New Zealand and New Zealand’s wine industry is a great example of this concept. Besides offering a glass of New Zealand wine in the waiting lounge of San Francisco airport before the flight, once on board we discovered a small 50-page […]

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