In addition to making famously splendid wines, we also dabble in other agrarian pursuits down on the farm. We grow fruit and vegetables, culinary herbs including saffron, and we keep a number of animals which are pets as much as anything.
We also, on occasion make little movies about all of this. We see them as MAXiMOViES™ but in fact they are little, extremely modest microdoodles. They are just tiny things, but we hope you enjoy them.
12 February 2013
Microdoodle #14: Cornucopia Vitis
Pinot Pinot Pinot...
We made this microdoodle for that splendid event, Pinot 2013, that was held in January in Wellington. This is unnecessarily facetious and puerile, and we apologize unreservedly to all producers of Cab, Savvy at al.
29 January 2013
Microdoodle #13: A Sense of Place
Rolf and Lois Mills at Rippon were among the earliest pioneers of pinot in Central Otago, and were old family friends. Lois is still there, and now Nick and Jo Mills continue the legacy , at arguably the world's most beautiful vineyard . We love 'em , and their wines too ...
29 January 2013
Microdoodle #12: To Pinot and Beyond
We have some marvelous neighbours and colleagues in Central Otago, and Verdun and Sue Burgess at Blackridge are among the best. They are also somewhat unsung heroes - pioneers from the earliest days of Pinot in our little corner of the world . With much love ...
19 December 2012
Microdoodle #11: Two Paddocks Xmas Two
17 June 2012
Microdoodle #10: Weather Feather
The Proprietor feeling on top of the world.
12 December 2011
Microdoodle #9: In a One Cow Open Sleigh
The Two Paddocks Xmas MAXiMOViE
Happy holidays and a great New Year from the team at Two Paddocks Wines!
6 November 2011
Microdoodle #8: Smoko with Bob
At Two Paddocks, good staff relations are all about good communication.
15 October 2011
Microdoodle #7: A Case of You
Welcome to HQ, come on in...
25 September 2011
Microdoodle #6: The End of the World
In a sea of thyme, the Proprietor teeters on the edge of oblivion.
13 August 2011
The Proprietor takes us on a tour of the First Paddock vineyard, and its historic and beautiful Chateau set in its own splendid grounds.
6 August 2011
Microdoodle #4: Proprietor's Perks
Our own Undercover Boss, The Proprietor, disguised as a passing actor, gets to the nitty gritty of vineyard work in winter.
23 July 2011
Microdoodle #3: A Pig's Tale
Angelica's Hollywood Debut.
Our own Undercover Boss: the Proprietor of Two Paddocks, deals with a troublesome staff member, who would prefer to be in The Hobbit.
9 July 2011
Microdoodle #2: Feel Good Ferment
Proprietor Sam Neill, barely stuttering these days, does his best to contain his overexcitement in the winery. Starring Dean Shaw. Magnificent Winemaking. Two Paddocks.
3 July 2011
Microdoodle #1: Hello Chook
Cecil B. DeMille eat your heart out.
Everyone in residence at Two Paddocks is famous and talented too. With Lady Gaga and Sir Sean Connery. Meet them here, with your host Sam Neill ...