1. Bladen's Summer Success

    Bladen's Summer Success
    Bladen Wines in Marlborough, New Zealand is a boutique winery that makes small batches of handcrafted wines loved by so many of our customers. Chris Macdonald of Bladen has given us a short summary of Bladen's summer success. Vintage has almost finished, and with the weather being so perfect it was a wonderful early harvest. We are all feeling pretty...
  2. New Zealand Pinot Noir

    New Zealand Pinot Noir
    Pinot Noir is the second-most-planted grape variety in New Zealand. The cool New Zealand climate and intense UV ray exposure (due to the hole in the ozone layer in that region) result in complex, fruit-driven wines with silky texture and tannins. We stock some excellent New Zealand Pinot Noir. Read further to learn more about their origins and profiles. Martinborough Martinborough is...
  3. Bladen Wines: Hospitality and Handcrafted Wines

    Bladen Wines: Hospitality and Handcrafted Wines
    Dave and Christine Macdonald own and run Bladen Wines, situated in the Marlborough region of New Zealand. Bladen is named after the Macdonald's children, Blair and Deni, who were toddlers when the vineyard was founded. In 1989, Dave and Chris left the city behind to chase their dream of establishing a vineyard and winery. The family embarked on a national tour to...
  4. Bladen's Award Winning Wines

    [caption id="attachment_734" align="alignleft" width="863"]A lineup of Bladen's wine selection including pinot rose, sauvignon blanc, pinot gris, gewürztraminer, riesling Photo: Bladen Wines[/caption] It is winter now in New Zealand and Christine and Dave Macdonald of Bladen Wines, based in the Marlborough area are hard at work on the results of the 2017 harvest. "The 2016 vintage wines have been fantastic and we are thrilled to still have enough stock to run us through a little longer as the 2017 harvest was smaller than we had hoped for.  However, this last vintage is showing great promise from the tanks and barrels we are sampling and the first of these wines will be bottled very shortly," said Christine. Continue reading →

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