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central otago – in beaune

Brilliantly done – a tasting of Central Otago wines in Beaune today. Not just breaking boundaries in terms of who and where (in the Hôtel Dieu) but breaking boundaries in glassware – real, proper tasting/drinking glasses – apparently designed by Riedel specifically for for CO pinot – it’s not really as big as it looks on the wide-angle photo though 🙂

The write-up in my October Report, but great stuff…

2 responses to “central otago – in beaune”

  1. Fred E

    Spent two weeks in New Zealand in 1984. Lamb was great but the wines were undrinkable. They’ve come a long way.

  2. Mark in Pernand

    What, generally, was the audience make up of this event Bill ? Bloggers, freeloaders [per your description of such 😉 ], journalists, and/or to what extent local merchants, importers and, most relevant, local growers/vignerons ?

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