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If I were Alain Rolland, I wouldn’t plan many Welsh holidays in the near future
A little Sauvignon, a little Rugby…….. - I e-mailed Steve Pellet at Stanley Estate in Marlborough to… http://t.co/Xx9fpVuA
A little Sauvignon, a little Rugby........
I e-mailed Steve Pellet at Stanley Estate in Marlborough to get his views on the 2011 Vintage as a whole, which he replied to fulsolmley and then had a little moan about the Irish defeat at the weekend and a peek on the other side of the fence as to whether my (perspicacious) punt on Wales last week was worth it in Kiwi eyes. Just to prove that you can’t take the oval ball out of the...
Steve Pellett from Stanley Estates, Marlborough, New Zealand shares his thoughts on the 2010-2011 growing… http://t.co/3Grrlwp3
Multiple award winning Sauvignon Blanc from Stanley Estates, Marlborough, New Zealand; http://t.co/VQJ1tYjc #constantcontact
Steve Pellett from Stanley Estates, Marlborough,... →
In the Awatere Valley (Marlborough) the 2010-2011 season was characterised by having no frosts of consequence (to damage yields), but flowering in December was compromised by cool, unsettled weather to restrict yields to ‘average’ levels without the need to thin the crop by hand. We had a good growing season with fortuitous rains in January which meant a very healthy canopy, which I allow to grow...