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Down In The Cellar with Hugh Crichton | Vidal Estate

The New Zealand Cellar sits down with Hugh Crichton from Vidal Estate to discuss all things wine in our “Down In The Cellar” series.  Who do you admire most in the world of wine and why? That’s a difficult question given there are so many great people in the world of wine but if I […]

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Down In The Cellar | Organic Wine Makers

Specialist Cellars sits down with Organic Winemakers to discuss all things wine & organic in our “Down In The Cellar” series special.  From the 16th to the 22nd of September, The Organic Winegrowers New Zealand (OWNZ) will be celebrating New Zealand Organic Wine week in partnership with a number of restaurants, online stores and wine […]

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Down in the Cellar with Gordon Russell | Esk Valley

Specialist Cellars sits down with Gordon Russell from Esk Valley to discuss all things wine in our “Down In The Cellar” series. Who do you admire most in the world of wine and why? “I find this impossible to answer as the world over there are people daily putting their sweat, money, and reputations into […]

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Down in the Cellar with Ben Glover | Zephyr Wines

The New Zealand Cellar sits down with Ben Glover from Zephyr Wines to discuss all things wine in our “Down In The Cellar” series. Ben Glover, also called The Janitor of the Glover family and Zephyr heritage has become an outstanding winemaker with incredible background experience as a Wine Marlborough committee member, chair of the […]

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Anna Seifried from Seifried Wines Talks with Specialist Cellars

Who do you admire most in the world of wine and why? Sounds cheesy to say, but I’d have to say my Dad, Hermann.  A true pioneer of the NZ wine scene, he was one of New Zealand’s first qualified oenologists (prior to this most Kiwi winemakers were from a food science background). When you […]

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Matthew Sutherland from Dog Point Talks with Specialist Cellars

The New Zealand Cellar sits down with Matthew Sutherland from Dog Point to discuss all things wine in our “Down In The Cellar” series. Who do you admire most in the world of wine and why? Probably my father. He is a pioneer of the industry in Marlborough and is probably the hardest worker I know. […]

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Richard Painter from Te Awa Left Field Wines Talks with Specialist Cellars

Mel Brown sits down with Richard Painter from Te Awa Left Field Wines to discuss all things wine in our “Down In The Cellar” series. Who do you admire most in the world of wine and why? Sir George Fistonich. He is so passionate about quality, sustainability, and independence. He is a real visionary. Someone else who inspires me […]

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Marijana Brajkovich from Kumeu River Talks with Specialist Cellars

Who do you admire most in the world of wine and why? I have two – Melba Brajkovich – Maté and later Melba established Kumeu River in 1944 and ensured a legacy for us – their four children to continue. Secondly Jancis Robinson who has made understanding wine accessible for all wine lovers. What wine […]

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Zoe Ladyman from Akarua Visits Specialist Cellars

Specialist Cellars sits down with Zoe Ladyman of Akarua wines to talk all things wine in our “down in the cellar” series. Who do you admire most in the world of wine and why? You know I love great writers about wine, writers who write really emotively and expressively about wine. My ex boss, Tim Stock […]

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Rosie Finn from Neudorf Visits Specialist Cellars

Mel sits down with Rosie Finn of Neudorf wines to talk all things wine in our “down in the cellar” series.  WHO DO YOU ADMIRE MOST IN THE WORLD OF WINE AND WHY? There are too many people I could write about here… my parents, the team I work with at Neudorf, Melanie Brown, the […]

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Mike Paterson from Corofin Wines Talks with Specialist Cellars

Mel Brown sits down with Mike Paterson from Corofin Wines to discuss all things wine in our “Down In The Cellar” series.   WHO DO YOU ADMIRE MOST IN THE WORLD OF WINE AND WHY? I would say a winemaker but I am going to have to think twice about that. There are a lot of people involved […]

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Andy Crozier from Burn Cottage talks with Specialist Cellars

Mel Brown sits down with Andy Crozier from Burn Cottage to discuss all things wine in our “Down In The Cellar” series.   Who do you admire most in the world of wine and why? Oh my goodness …  I think it’s going to be a bit cliche but Claire Muholland, who I work with (General Manager/Associate Winemaker). If you […]

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