Looking Forward – Aug 2014 – RM Wines

September 2014 – RM (Rod McDonald) Wines

Rod McDonald Wines is a Hawkes Bay producer sourcing grapes from a variety of areas and produce four lines of wine.

The ‘Quarter Acre’ series is a collection of single vineyard wines that represent the ground and place they came from while at the same time tell a story about making wine in Hawke’s Bay.

‘Te Awanga Estate’ is a special piece of dirt. Planted 25 years ago in one of Hawke’s Bay’s oldest wine growing areas. The Estate produces a range of single estate wines that are rich, mouth filling and long-lived.

Planted on old river terraces at Maraekakaho, ‘Two Gates’ vineyard is the perfect place to earn their organic grape growing stripes.

Finally ‘One Off’ follows the notion of blending and bottling a wine with a healthy disregard for brand families, consumer research and marketing fundamentals. But they only do it once.

Keep an eye out for more on what they are presenting later in August.

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November bubbles 2013

November bubbles 2013: Mac from Advintage with sidekick John Kemble

Date: Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Time: 8.00 pm start

Venue: Johnsonville Community Centre Hall, 30 Moorefield Rd, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037 – Directions.

Charge: Members $10 Guests $12

John (Mac) Macpherson from Advintage presented for the second year in a row. A change of format in that we are going away from the strictly bubbly theme of previous Novembers, however sticking to the festive theme. Mac was accompanied by John Kemble again which proved to be a lively night.

Look at the line-up. There was something for everyone here.

  • Veuve d’Argent Methode Bur NV
  • Champagne Lanvin Brut NV
  • Champagne Taittinger Brut NV
  • 2013 Lake Chalice Pinot Rose
  • 2012 Te Whare Ra Toru
  • 2012 Allan Scott ‘The Wallops’ Chardonnay
  • 2012 Chapoutier Cotes du Rhone
  • 2011 Two Gates Syrah