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Wine Diamonds

Published: May 20, 2014      Category: Grape Vine

Explaining the source of the crystals at the bottom of your glass.

Wine Diamonds

Have you ever looked at a bottle or glass of Gibbston Valley wine and asked yourself, what are those little specs that have accumulated on the bottom of my bottle? The answer is satisfyingly simple.

Diamonds in the Rough

The crystalline deposit you discovered is not at all unusual.  In fact, it’s evidence that you’re drinking wine that hasn’t been subject to undue manipulation, something we strive for at Gibbston Valley Winery.…

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Le Maitre Day invites Wine Club members to experience harvest at Gibbston Valley

Published: April 23, 2014      Category: Grape Vine

The region's oldest vineyards are ready for picking.

It's almost that time again for Gibbston Valley's annual Le Maitre Day event on Sunday, 27 April, where Wine Club members are invited to join in the harvest fun. Le Maitre Day, also known as Home Block Harvest, is a unique opportunity for all members to experience picking fruit from one of the region's oldest vineyards.

Planted about 25 years ago, by the winery's founder and Central Otago winemaking pinoeer Alan Brady, the Home Block vineyard has become an iconic part…

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Get A Taste of Autumn in Arrowtown: Wine and food pairing event on May 1

Published: April 17, 2014      Category: Grape Vine

Gibbston Valley hosts an evening of wine and food to celebrate the season

The tempurature is dropping and the leaves are changing from green to vibrant shades of crimson and gold. Autumn has arrived in Arrowtown. Gibbston Valley is celebrating the season with A Taste of Autumn on 1 May at their boutique wine bar and cafe, A Taste of Gibbston Valley, in Arrowtown from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. 

This event is being held as part of the annual Arrowtown Autumn Festival…

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