Bald Hills Cellar Door is Now Open!

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  Our Cellar Door is now open and the wine and good times are flowing. We are enjoying this special opportunity to welcome guests and share our passion and boutique wines with them.   We have a range of wine flights available from Bald Hills and Stoneridge Estate, along with delicious platters which you can… Read more »

Bald Hills Cellar Door Opening Soon

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Bald Hills Wine Tasting Room at Stoneridge Estate Lake Hayes Queenstown open now for wine tasting

Our team are thrilled to share our great news with you! Next week, on 5 November, we are opening a Bald Hills Cellar Door in conjunction with Stoneridge Estate. We are excited to give visitors to Central Otago, and the locals alike, an opportunity to come and enjoy our full range of wines on the… Read more »

Bald Hills Tops International Competition with a Trifecta of Trophies

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The Bald Hills 2015 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir has scooped the pool at the prestigious Sydney International Wine Competition receiving three Trophies – Best Pinot Noir, Best Red Table Wine, and the ultimate Trophy distinction for Best Wine of Competition. An astounding achievement for a small boutique vineyard in The Heart of the Desert in… Read more »

Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2016

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Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2016 -30th Year ‘Diamond’ Celebration- Bald Hills 2014 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir won a Bronze Medal in the Air New Zealand Wine Awards. Mr Mita, Hiro and Gary attended the Awards Dinner. Date: 12 November 2016 Place: Viaduct Events Centre, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland

New Release & Discovery Tasting – London

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We recently participated in the New Zealand Winegrowers New Release & Discovery Tasting event in London. Our Pinot Noir was presented to UK wine distributors. We are looking forward to exporting more wines in the future! Huge thanks to Gerry and Sarah.   Date: 1st November 2016 Venue: The Penthouse, New Zealand House, 80 Haymarket,… Read more »

Bragato Wine Award 2016 GOLD MEDAL

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Our Single vineyard Pinot Noir 2014 has been awarded” GOLD MEDAL”. 130 outstanding brands Pinot Noir did entries this year, only seven brands has been selected. Michael Cooper Wine Guide 2016:   5 stars  Potential Classic “The 2014 vintage is the best yet. Matured in French oak barriques (30 per cent new), it is a stylish,… Read more »

August Vineyard News from Estelle & Blair

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Where Central Otago wines are grown!

August 2013 Another significant website update has meant we have been unable to stick with our plan of sending out a monthly newsletter with an attractive offer. The offers are not published on the website and are available only to those who sign-up to the newsletter.  This can be done online, by email, or when visiting… Read more »

Choosing a Winemaker – Grant Taylor

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Some two or three years after planting the bulk of our vineyard the question of a Winemaker was raised. At the time among the prominent Winemakers was Grant Taylor.  It was a matter of approaching him with our request.  As it happened Grant Taylor  accepted the job, but not before inspecting the site and assuring… Read more »