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Central Otago Pinots Rival Burgundy

Says English Wine Writer Jane McQuitty Glowing report from Jane McQuitty in The Times magazine, McQuitty says, "At last Burgundy has a serious new world […]

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Flawed Science

Dodgy Research. Don't Try This At Home Notting Hill, London - In a spontaneous show of enthusiasm for the recent U.K. release of Two Paddocks […]

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Jancis Robinson -- Wine of the Week

A Growing Affinity for Central's Pinots. A Delightful Review of Our Wine. In an article that represents the crumbling of the last resistance to Central […]

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Central Otago in London

NZ Wineries Brief London Wine Writers and Trade Today we showed our 2001 Neill Pinot Noir, and previewed our 2002 First Paddocks Pinot Noir and […]

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Wine with Dinner

A Reunion After 25 Years Tonight our proprietor dined lavishly at one of our favourite restaurants, St. John, with Roger Donaldson of Sleeping Dogs Wines […]

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Two Paddocks Around the World

Neill Pinot Noir 2001 Has Shipped to Stockists in Australia and the UK. As of this week Two Paddocks is properly available in the UK. […]

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Three Wines Bottled

Our First Single-Vineyard Pinots. Also a Move to Stelvin Closures to Prevent Cork Taint. This month we have proudly bottled three individual Pinot Noirs. The […]

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Spring/Summer 2002 Update

Christmas Greetings Christmas is almost here and all here at Two Paddocks are breathless with excitement. This in part because we have been working like […]

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2000 Pinot Noir Released to Retailers

New Zealand Distribution Only (see list below) Today we release the Two Paddocks Neill Pinot Noir 2000. Our proprietor, normally a man of few words, […]

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2001 Vintage in the Bottle

2002 Harvest Approaching Two Paddocks 2001 Neill Pinot Noir was bottled at Central Otago Wine Company last week on Wednesday, 27 March. This year our […]

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Lavender Harvesting Begins

Annual Lavender Harvest at Redbank This week we begin the annual lavender harvest at Redbank. All indications are that this should be a vintage year. […]

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Praise for 1999 Two Paddocks Neill Pinot Noir

Wine Critic Michael Cooper Awards 4 1/2 Stars We are delighted to report that the distinguished wine critic Michael Cooper has awarded Two Paddocks 4 […]

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Spring and Summer 2001 - 2002

An Excellent Season The season got off to a great start with an early spring and some very warm weather. This has put Gibbston about […]

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Two Paddocks Redbank Lavender Oil

Grown and Distilled by Two Paddocks Redbank, Clyde To coincide with the opening of the Central Otago Wine Company Winery, Two Paddocks is pleased to […]

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Two Paddocks Clothing

Available Now at the Central Otago Wine Company Due to an avalanche of demand (would we exaggerate to you?) a limited supply of our clothing […]

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New Winery Opening -- Central Otago Wine Company

On November 16, New Zealand's most handsome winery opens its doors. The Central Otago Wine Company, in which Two Paddocks has an interest, and which […]

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New Release -- 1999 Neill Pinot Noir

We are delighted to offer, initially on a local basis only, our 1999 Two Paddocks Neill Pinot Noir. As you know, 1999 was a great […]

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Bottling -- 2000 Neill Pinot Noir

Today, at Central Otago Wine Company, we bottled the 2000 Two Paddocks Neill Pinot Noir. We were tempted to call it the Millennium Edition, but […]

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News on Forthcoming Releases

Hot from the proprietor! Two Paddocks Two pallets are now in transit to San Francisco, and we plan a simultaneous release of this distinguished vintage […]

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Summer 2001

After a changeable spring and an indifferent Christmas/New Year period, Central Otago has now enjoyed a glorious late summer and early autumn. Long hot days […]

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Spring 2000

Both One Paddock Gibbston and Alex Paddocks have gotten off to a great start and are flourishing under a warm if slightly windy spring. Alex […]

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James Halliday Honours Two Paddocks

We are pleased to see that wine critic and Pinot Noir guru, James Halliday has listed Two Paddocks 1998 Neill Pinot Noir among his "Best […]

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Riesling Planted at Redbank Paddocks

Two Paddocks has taken a startling new direction this month. We have planted almost a hectare of Riesling. Over four days, finishing December 5, 2000, […]

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Pinot Noir 2001 Conference, New Zealand

Two Paddocks will be participating in the Pinot Noir 2001 Conference to be held in Wellington, New Zealand, Jan. 25-28, 2000. The programme features internationally […]

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Two Paddocks Expands Crop, Product Plans at Redbank Paddocks

Manager appointed. Crop and planting plans established. Jo Shroff has been named manager of Redbank Paddocks. Jo, who has been running the Redbank station for […]

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New Vineyard Purchased

Sixty acres in the beautiful Earnscleugh Valley Two Paddocks has just bought a third block of land in the Earnscleugh Valley, a lovely sheltered sixty […]

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