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Why Two Paddocks?

What’s in a name?

A question often asked, why that name?

Well, at the time we planted, other wineries were giving their brands rather grand and lofty titles – Mt Difficulty,  Mt Edward, and so on. People were laying claim to whole Rivers, and entire landscapes: Lawsons Dry Hills, Cloudy Bay ...

We decided we wanted to be much humbler, and tell it like it is.Two little fields ...

Two Paddocks

In those days, it was Roger Donaldson’s little paddock, and ours. Then later on, people started out-humbling us! There’s a raft of Two things out there Two Sisters, Two Gates ... two whatever you can think of. It’s mildly irritating! Makes one want to go the other way. Maybe change to ...

Chateau du Barronne Neill de la Banque Rouge a Deux  Paddox (Grand Cru).

Going the whole grand hog. Here’s a pic of the Chateau in question.

The Chateau

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Alexandra 9340
Central Otago
New Zealand


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