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For the Love of Wine

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For the Love of Wine - Oct 02 2022 - Daniel Brennan( 0:34:16)       
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This is the final edition of FOR THE LOVE OF WINE. Host Kirsten Roedsgaard looks back on some of the 50+ shows that have aired since August 2020. She also interviews Daniel Brennan - a Philadelphian, who after tasting a Martinborough Pinot Noir, left for New Zealand in 2007 to learn to make wine. Other than a few bucks, he took the spirit of his great-grandfather, Michelino Rodolico, a Sicilian winemaker, with him on his epic journey to create Decibel wine based in Hawke's Bay.
Published: 13/10/2022 8:00:00 a.m.
For the Love of Wine - Sep 18 2022 - Sue and David Barrett( 0:30:56)       
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In this show, other than wine we are also talking about cheese. More specifically – artisan cheese made in Upper Moutere! Sue and David Barrett are quite the entrepreneurs. Since moving to the Nelson/Tasman region in 2003 they have been involved in a number of businesses: Pubs, a brewery and grocery and vegetable stores. Now David shares his time between managing KAHURANGI Estate and Thorvald Cheese, Little River Estate and the Junction – Urban Grocer, the latter in collaboration with Sue. Tune
Published: 19/09/2022 4:11:51 p.m.
For the Love of Wine - Sep 04 2022 - Matt Dicey( 0:33:8)       
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Winemaker Matt Dicey from Dicey Wines in Central Otago talks about his life in wine, his family and the fact that he was born in South Africa. He was the chief winemaker at Mt. Difficulty for over 20 years but after leaving that role in 2021 he has focused on his business which he runs together with his brother James, a viticulturist. But of course setting up a new business just before Covid-19 hit New Zealand proved to be quite a challenge.
Published: 4/09/2022 6:00:00 p.m.
For the Love of Wine - Aug 21 2022 - James Milton( 0:36:14)       
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James Millton is a legend in the modern New Zealand wine industry. He and his wife Annie established their Gisborne-based Millton Vineyards and Winery in 1984 and were in the early days ridiculed for embarking on organic and biodynamic farming practises. James talks about how the times have changed, and how consumers are now very keen on organic and biodynamic wine. Both here and especially overseas. James is an incredibly positive and enthusiastic winegrower and you can't help but get inspired!
Published: 21/08/2022 4:57:00 p.m.
For the Love of Wine - Aug 07 2022 - Matt Rutherford( 0:33:52)       
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For 30 years Matthew Rutherford said ”I’ll never own a winery”, yet 2 years ago he purchased Spencer Hill Estate where he had been working for 30 years for the American owners Philip and Sheryl Jones. Spencer Hill Estate is in Upper Moutere and many things are done differently here... Tune in and listen to Matthew's take on Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, oak barrels, Kosher wine, screw caps and being self-sufficient.
Published: 7/08/2022 6:38:00 p.m.
For the Love of Wine - Jul 24 2022 - Jim Jerram( 0:33:0)       
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After 20 plus years of owning and managing OSTLER Wine, Jim Jerram has sold his business... with mixed emotions of course. Ostler is in the Waitaki Valley in North Otago and Jim Jerram was a pioneer when it comes to planting vines and making wine there. He tells the story of how he went from being a GP for 29 years to becoming a vigneron and vintner producing top-notch Pinot Noir with a difference.
Published: 25/07/2022 3:34:18 p.m.
For the Love of Wine - Jul 10 2022 - Bruce Taylor TOHU( 0:35:10)       
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This show tells the story of TOHU wines through chief winemaker Bruce Taylor. TOHU is Aotearoa’s and the world’s first Maori-owned wine business, established in 1998. The Secret behind Tohu’s success is good quality wine and the Maori point of difference and the fact that they "treat their land quite differently". Bruce talks about how the land is very important to Maori as they see themselves as guardians of the land. TOHU has vineyards in the Awatere Valley in Marlborough and in Nelson and pro
Published: 11/07/2022 4:55:27 p.m.
For the Love of Wine - Jun 26 2022 - Nicholas Brown( 0:35:0)       
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Nicholas Brown from Black Estate in Waipara talks passionately about this family-run business. He was voted New Zealand WINEMAKER of the year by the Gourmet Traveller Wine magazine’s annual Awards earlier this year, and it's an award that means a lot - not only to him but the whole team who helps Nicholas make Black Estate's awardwinning biodynamic wines. Being biodynamic is a huge challenge but Nicholas loves what he does and no challenge seems too big!
Published: 27/06/2022 5:28:46 p.m.