I didn’t partake of the tasting, being the official driver for those who couldn’t hike the hills but thought you might enjoy the beauty of this stunning winery in Wanaka, courtesy once more of the talented Laurie
A trip to New Zealand would just not be complete without a visit to a winery, and we were fortunate to have Rippon within walking distance. No matter the wine, the view alone is worth the visit.
Is that not incredible? Stunning!
During the tasting we learned that “the winegrowing team’s principal commitment is to the soil. Nurturing a healthy, responsive medium underfoot binds the vines and the people to their land. Biodynamic farming and no irrigation help the vine drive energy into its seed and issue raw material that is capable of fostering wines that are true to their place”.
My favorite of the wines that we tasted was the Pinot Noir. The winery also produces a Sauvignon Blanc, an Osteiner, a Gerwurtztraminer, and an Riesling. Of course, part of the fun of any tasting is the people you are with.
After the tasting, we enjoyed playing with photography,
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