Wrekin | Chenin | Lorkin

Andrew & Jan Johns, Jeremy, Simon and Yvonne Lorkin - photo by Kate McCaskill

Wrekin | Chenin | Lorkin

Recently, NZ wine writer Yvonne Lorkin and her crew joined us for a day whilst filming an episode of her show, Thirsty Work. Here she is with two of our growers – Andrew and Jan Johns of the Wrekin Vineyard in the Southern Valleys of Marlborough – and Jeremy and Simon tasting our new 2011 Wrekin Chenin Blanc. This is our first vintage of Chenin Blanc, and we are quite excited about it. You can read up on the Chenin in the Our Wines section.

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A 'Welcome to our New Website' Note from the M.D.

A 'Welcome to our New Website' Note from the M.D.

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An August Update: A note from the MD

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A 'Vintage 2013 Has Come and Gone' Note from the M.D.

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20 Mar 2013 | Jason Yank

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8 Jan 2013 | Genevieve Ferrier

Wrekin | Chenin | Lorkin

Wrekin | Chenin | Lorkin

Recently, NZ wine writer Yvonne Lorkin and her crew joined us for a day whilst filming an episode of her show, Thirsty Work. Here she is with two of our…

6 Dec 2012 | Genevieve Ferrier

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3 Nov 2012 | Genevieve Ferrier

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