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 Domaines Vinsmoselle Wines In Stock!

    New Domaines Vinsmoselle Wines In Stock!
    Hard To Find Wines is delighted to announce the arrival of new wines from Domaines Vinsmoselle in Luxembourg! Domaines Vinsmoselle is a co-operative of wineries founded in 1921, situated in the Moselle Valley in Luxembourg. Although less well known than other European winemaking regions, Luxembourg produces high-quality, Alsatian-style wines. Primarily white grape varietals are grown, such as Pinot Gris, Riesling, Gewurztraminer, and Auxerrois. However...
  3. Alvarinho - a Truly Celebrated Wine!

    Alvarinho - a Truly Celebrated Wine!
    It's International Alvarinho Day on 2 August! And because Alvarinho is such a popular wine, each year the wine festival Fiesta del Albariño, takes place in Cambados, Spain! This year, the festival will run from 1 to 5 August. If you are unfamiliar with Alvarinho (also called Albariño), it is a light-bodied dry white wine grown mostly in Spain and Portugal. Best...
  4. 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...
  5. 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 →
  6. New Range of Luxembourg Wines

    New Range of Luxembourg Wines
    New to our portfolio of wines, comes this range from Domaines Vinsmoselle in Luxembourg. The current line up from Domaines Vinsmoselle includes a sparkling Cremant de Luxembourg, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Auxerrois, Gewurztraminer and finally a Pinot Noir. Continue reading →
  7. Rabbit Ranch Wines Hop into our Wine Listings!

    The Rabbit Ranch in Central Otago NZ was once a sheep farm located in the high country, which had always suffered from rabbit infestations! Originally converted to vines at the turn of the last century, the Rabbit Ranch unfortunately fell into disrepair after World War Two, but luckily for us was re-planted and is now producing exceptional quality Pinot Noir...

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