We started to get a bit more active on Instagram this year so here’s an overview of what we’ve been up to in 2013 on Instagram. Look out for more in 2014
Lovely sun in February 2013 baking the Doctors Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir.
Vintage 2013 begins in March with our Sparkling base being picked at our Celler Door Vineyard on Rapaura Road.
Some Pioneer Block 5 Bull Block Grüner Veltliner at the winery during vintage 2013.
Our Awatere vineyard on a great June day.
Barrel cleaning on a warm winters day 2013.
Our Grüner Veltliner on the wine list at quite possibly New Zealand’s best restaurant The French Cafe in Auckland.
Julie Ibbotson with the Champion Sauvignon Blanc trophy at the 2013 Romeo Bragato Wine Awards.
We attended a celebration of Pinot at Cloudy Bay #LoveMarlborough
We entered for the first time an eight at the Winery rowing regatta held at the Blenheim Rowing club.This is them heading out to take on Delegates for the record we smashed them.
Geoff Buick our fantastic grower in the Ure Valley takes 8th place in the annual Wine Race.
One of the super awesome reviews we got for our wines in 2013 this one in Air New Zealand’s Kiaora Magazine by Bob Campbell MW.
The Gold Medal tasting at the Air New Zealand wine awards in Queenstown
The Ibbotson family about to head to the Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2013. We had a good night!
Our annual kids Xmas party was a hit
Sunet on the vines 30 December 2013 and almost sunset on 2013 itself.