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Independent reviews of some local and imported wines available in New Zealand, including earlier vintages.
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Next Library Tasting:  
(1)  Regional Wines,  Wellington:  The great Jaboulet Hermitage La Chapelle,  1969 – 2010.  Thursday 18 Sept,  2014 – details on Link
(2)  Cromwell,  Central Otago:  Does Syrah Age ?  Monday 29 September,  2014 – details on Link
(3)  Cromwell,  Central Otago:  Does Pinot Noir Age ?  Wednesday 1 October,  2014 – details on Link
(4)  Trinity Hill,  Hawkes Bay:  Bordeaux 2003 including Ch Pavie.  Tuesday 4 November,  2014 – details on Link
(5)  Trinity Hill,  Hawkes Bay:  A Definitive Syrah Tasting.  Thursday 6 November,  2014 – details on Link
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Acknowledgements:  This site originated as Geoff Kelly's Wine Reviews within www.regionalwines.co.nz,  thanks to the stimulus of Grant Jones,  the late founder and Proprietor of Regional Wines & Spirits Ltd,  Wellington.  www.GeoffKellyWineReviews.co.nz has been built and is maintained by Peter Kelly,  and is hosted by Catalyst IT.

Feedback:  The site was launched in January 2005.  Comments and suggestions are welcome by email to:  the author's name,  with a dot between the first and last names,  at xtra dot co dot nz

Mistakes:  I would appreciate being advised of corrections needed,  as above.

Copyright in these Wine Reviews remains with the author.  Reviews may be quoted or reproduced,  provided acknowledgement is made at least to Geoff Kelly,  preferably to: www.GeoffKellyWineReviews.co.nz

Key New Zealand wine sites:
www.bobcampbell.co.nz  :  the best wine education programme in New Zealand;  world-wide links to wine.
www.winejobsonline.co.nz  :  not only the best place to learn about employment opportunities in the New Zealand wine industry,  but also the most complete schedule and calendar of forthcoming tastings and wine events for public and trade alike on their Trade Diary page.
www.nzwine.com  :  site of the New Zealand wine industry,  New Zealand Winegrowers,  combining the former Wine Institute of New Zealand and the New Zealand Grape Growers Council.  Contact details and/or links for all 600 + wineries,  statistics,  data.
www.wineoftheweek.com  :  the complete New Zealand wine e-magazine by Sue Courtney.  News,  wine reviews,  and many links.