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Varietals Produced in North Island View all

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

Subregions of North Island

Popular Wineries in North Island View all

  • Marsden Estate Ltd

    Lying in the sun amidst the citrus- covered slopes of Northland is Marsden Estate, Kerikeri's awa...

  • Karikari Estate

    Managing the vineyards of Karikari is very much a work in progress. While winegrowing is an ancie...

  • Cottle Hill Winery

    Cottle Hill Winery is a small family-owned winery founded in 1996 by Michael and Barbara Webb who...

  • Mamaku Blue Winery

    Mamaku Blue is the Largest Blueberry Winery in New Zealand. Founded with the planting of the blue...

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North Island on Snooth

  • Not infrequently get bananas, green all the way to ripe, with Sake. On Sunday was drinking some Sake from an obscure (for sake-making) part of Japan basically between Hiroshima and North Korea, on the Japan Sea side of the island where it snows a lot in the winter (lots of good Sake made where it's cold in winter). One of their versions gave me ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic I Tasted Green Banana;...


  • "Never rains in Cali.  Read that on internet must be true."Obviously whomever posted that's never spent a winter in the redwoods of Sonoma. Grey, dark, wet. Kinda like November in Tokyo.  ;-(What's the rush to open? Let everyone get their boxes first. And definitely only reveal requirement is guessing the personal SS, *not* drinking. I won't be ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic 2016 Snooth Secret Santa -...


  • Thank You, EMARK! I last tried Lyeth several years ago and liked it. Another outstanding CA meritage well worth trying is Lock & Key. It ranges from $12 to $17.REALLY BIG AL - The story of Corsican wine is pretty interesting. It is a French island between Sardinia and northeastern Italy. As Corsica is part of France, but the people are racially ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic JUST AN INTRODUCTION


  • Wildfires Threaten Wine Regions in California, PortugalWildfires are again ravaging California, threatening the vineyards and livelihoods of many in notable winegrowing regions. South of Carmel Valley, the Soberanes fire has been blazing since July 22, burning more than 79,000 acres. The fire is still only 60 percent contained, but has not threa... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Wildfires in Cali & Portugal


  • Wow, that picture came out just a little bigger than I was expecting! lolGood to hear about some of the tradesfolk being on here.  (I think I may have met Larry Shaffer at one time, not sure.)  And while I may be able to answer some of the questions thrown out me there will be no doubt some that I won't. There are certainly a lot of misconceptio... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Have enology-related questions?


  • Your notes are no surprise, judging by the labels. Sounds like a great wedding, and that you enjoyed it plenty, even if your wife thought more so.Some day we'll have to do a tour of Graves and the Loire for sauvignon blanc, then South Africa--*then* North & South Island New Zealand. Will be interested in hearing your comments on Dog Point, Cloud... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Wedding Wines in Palm Springs


  • So here you go, D. I represented this guy recently who was held in federal custody in one of our jails--our county has a contract to do that.  While in jail, he got charged with assaulting another inmate.  You have to love getting this kind of case, because you know your "victim" is going to have some dirt.  And while wine didn't play a signific... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Wine and Crime--Part II


  • Pellegrini Vineyards Petit Verdot 2010

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    No written review

    Wine review by QuiLoxx


  • Shinn Estate Vineyards Rosé Blend North Fork Rosé 2010

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    No written review

    Wine review by QuiLoxx


  • Lieb Reserve Blanc de Blancs 2010

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    White peach and yeasty aromas with green apple and unripe pear on the nose. Bubbles are quite strong and even a bit astringent, with more green apple and pear, golden berries, peach and lemon zest. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


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