NZ Wine Podcast

NZ Wine Podcast

By Boris Lamont and Podcasts NZ

Welcome to the NZ Wine Podcast. Each episode your host Boris Lamont chats with one or more wine makers or wine experts. Some episodes are recorded on location at a New Zealand Winery, others involve a discussion on topics such as the wine regions of France – recorded at the Podcasts NZ studio.

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Michael Brajkovich – MW: Kumeu River Wines

Michael Brajkovich – MW: Kumeu River Wines

Michael Brajkovich, New Zealand’s first Master of Wine (MW), is a member of the Institute of Masters of Wine in London as well as a respected wine judge in both New Zealand and Australia. Following in the footsteps of Grandfather Mick and father Maté, the Brajkovich family and Kumeu River Wines is a story that parallels the New Zealand wine industry. As a winemaker, Michael aims to be recognised as producing world class Chardonnay.

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www.kumeuriver.co.nz
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Paul Donaldson – Pegasus Bay

Paul Donaldson – Pegasus Bay

The Donaldson family have been immersed in the wine industry since the early 1970s and were pioneers of  grape growing and wine making in Waipara, North Canterbury.

Youngest son Paul shares how it was growing up in the wine business to now being an active member of the winery which remains in the family.
(Recorded on Zoom – apologies for echo)

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www.pegasusbay.com
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Nathan White – Ripe, The Wanaka Wine & Food Festival

Nathan White – Ripe, The Wanaka Wine & Food Festival

Sunday March 21, 2021 will see the inaugural Ripe, Wine & Food Festival in Wanaka. The founder and organiser Nathan White tells us how it came about and who’ll be there.

List of Wineries with the relevant NZ Wine podcast episode # for the ones we’ve spoken with previously:

  • Aitkens Folly, Akarua, Amisfield, Aurum episode #30,
  • Black Peak, Burn Cottage episode #41,
  • Cloudy Bay, Coal Pit, Dicey, Domain Thompson, Maude, Misha’s episode #60,
  • Maori Point, Mount Michael episode #34,
  • Nanny Goat, Paddons Paddock, Quartz Reef, Valli episode #25

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Get tickets at: www.ripewanaka.nz

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Claire Allan – Huia Vineyards

Claire Allan – Huia Vineyards

Claire spent her childhood in North Canterbury in the South Island, (Te Wai Pounamu) and after studying winemaking at Roseworthy in Adelaide, Australia she returned to Marlborough to embark on her winemaking career.

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Episode Links:

Huia Vineyards – https://www.huiavineyards.com/about-huia/claire-mike-allan

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Harvest Update 2020 Auckland

Harvest Update 2020 Auckland

Winemakers from the Auckland region tell us how the year was leading up to the 2020 harvest and how the vintage is looking.

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Episode Links:

Michael Brajkovich – Kumeu River Wines: www.kumeuriver.co.nz
Pete Turner – The Hunting Lodge Winery: www.thehuntinglodge.com 
James Rowan – Westbrook Winery: www.westbrook.co.nz
Tyler Soljan – Soljans Estate Winery: www.soljans.co.nz

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