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Bald Hills Last Light Central Otago Riesling, 2009 – Review

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Come in and try our Central Otago Riesling

Bald Hills Last Light Central Otago Riesling, 2009 Rieslings are so under-rated in New Zealand and we cannot help but feel it was because of those “flabby” overly sweet Rieslings favoured by importers and inflicted on a new wine-drinking public who thought that was what they were supposed to be like. As a result one… Read more »

Blue/Gold Top 100 Award for Bald Hills 2012 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir

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Consistency and quality demonstrated again Bald Hills owners, Blair and Estelle Hunt are very excited to announce another great accomplishment for Bald Hills. The 2012 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir pocketed a Blue/Gold Top 100 Award at the 2014 Sydney International Wine Competition just announced, confirming the excellence of the Pinot Noirs from this Central Otago… Read more »

Bald Hills Vineyard News: November 7th 2013

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It seems that bud-burst is barely over and already the team is in to thin the shoots so that the vines can easily ripen fewer grapes and thus produce better more complex and flavoursome wine. In this shot one of our workers is attending to a section of the Pinot Noir known as “Clone Abel”…. Read more »

Tales from the Tasting Room: A drop of Central Otago Pinot Gris

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Bald Hills Pigeon Rocks

Why did we name our Pinot Gris Pigeon Rocks? Sitting outside enjoying a glass of our Pigeon Rocks Central Otago Pinot Gris this evening, the Pigeon Rocks which adjoin Bald Hills looked especially beautiful. These rocks are the home to a number of  pigeons which fly out daily for a reconnoitre of the vineyards, in… Read more »

Food & Wine Pairing Recipe of the Week – Smoked Salmon and Sage Scrambled Eggs with Sour Cream

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Salmon-Sage-Scrambled-Eggs

Long weekends to me are all about brunch (actually every weekend). So todays wine and food match is dedicated to local produce and a weekend tradition. Local free range organic eggs, sage from the garden and the most beautiful Manuka Smoked Salmon from Tekapo, smoked by our local expert Scotty from the Fridge in Cromwell…. Read more »