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Kinross Harvest Celebration - 2021

We are very excited to announce a new event in Gibbston, to celebrate the annual Central Otago wine harvest, to be held in and around Kinross Winery next month. The first annual Kinross Harvest Celebration will take place from 7– 16 May. It will include a range of interesting and exciting events aimed at celebrating this important time of year for our region’s winegrowers and viticulturists. The Harvest Celebration pays homage to our region’s world-class wine industry, while providing loca...

April 28, 2021

Women behind the wine - Celebrating International Women's Day 2021

Here in Gibbston, a wine industry leader is first and foremost defined by their skill in the field and that Midas touch to finesse good into great. We are surrounded by men and women who craft each vintage with precision and flair, and within our own Kinross world view the movers and shakers are most definitely equally represented by gender in terms of success, talent and passion. Yet there is still much to do to ensure national and international behaviours towards women are constantly challenge...

March 8, 2021

Legends of Central Otago's Wine World

Owner and Winemaker for Valli Wine Grant Taylor is one of New Zealand’s most awarded winemakers, earning a string of gold medal and trophy accolades throughout his long career. However, none surpasses winning the trophy for ‘Best Pinot Noir’ at a major International Wine Competition in London an unprecedented four times – a feat achieved by no other winemaker in the world. Grant established Valli in 1998 after eighteen years of winemaking experience in the USA, Australia, France, and New...

October 1, 2020

Legends of Central Otago's Wine World

Alan Brady was born and raised in Northern Ireland, trained as a journalist, then came out to New Zealand in 1959 to work on newspapers including the Otago Daily Times in Dunedin. He worked in television news and current affairs until 1977 and continued as a freelance writer and documentary maker until 1990. Together with his wife, he purchased some land at Gibbston in 1976 as a weekend retreat from the hurly-burly of the city and television news. They restored an old gold miner’s stable and s...

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