Otago is “Lord of the Reds”

“The Pinot Noir grail is to be found in Central Otago,” writes British wine expert Janice Robinson in the latest World Atlas of Wine. The availability of Pinot Noir and other New Zealand wines in Tokyo has been greatly enhanced by the opening of Aotea Rangi Restaurant in Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Manager Takeshi Ishiguro returned from a visit to New Zealand so inspired that he opened a restaurant dedicated solely to New Zealand seafoods and wine, including a broad selection of Central Otago Pinots.  


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Nelson’s Kakariki Olives Wins Gold Medal in NY

Nelson’s Kakariki Olives Wins Gold Medal in NY

Nelson’s Kakariki Olives, produced by Ray and Brenda Gregory, was one of several New Zealand brands that received gold at the New York International Olive Oil Competition on 8 May, Tim…