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In Central Otago, every day is a holiday. This landscape is so fantastic and the region is so strkingly beautiful and it's a bonus to grow grapes so well here.<br /><br />Rudi Bauer As a pioneer of Central Otago, Rudi Bauer understands and believes with a passion in the wonderful future for Central Otago as a fine wine growing region. With two decades of experience making first-class wine there, he sees himself at the beginning of the journey, one that will by necessity be carried on by generations after him.<br /><br />Raymond Chan As a pioneer of Central Otago, Rudi Bauer understands and believes with a passion in the wonderful future for Central Otago as a fine wine growing region. With two decades of experience making first-class wine there, he sees himself at the beginning of the journey, one that will by necessity be carried on by generations after him.<br /><br />Raymond Chan In Central Otago, every day is a holiday. This landscape is so fantastic and the region is so strkingly beautiful and it's a bonus to grow grapes so well here.<br /><br />Rudi Bauer Quartz Reef applies the proven winemaking talents of Austrian-born Rudi Bauer, who continues to enjoy & explore the Pinot Noir's many dimensions, and the convergence of the old and the new wine worlds.

In Central Otago, every day is a holiday. This landscape is so fantastic and the region is so strkingly beautiful and it\'s a bonus to grow grapes so well here.

Rudi Bauer

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THINKING - DRINKING

Mon, 24 March 2014 | Posted by: Erin Scala

Rudi Bauer is one of the more jovial and interesting winemakers that you will ever meet. Austrian-born, he came to New Zealand over two decades ago and has really helped to shape the early formation of the Central Otago wine landscape.

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iD Fashion - The Darnell Collection; Bright, Bold, Beautiful

Wed, 12 March 2014 | Posted by: Golden Centre Mall, Dunedin

Wednesday 2nd April 2014


Doors Open 6.30pm for Quartz Reef and canapés | Show starts 7.30pm

Join our host Charlotte Smith - Curator of the Darnell Collection
and author of ‘Dreaming of Chanel’ and ‘Dreaming of Dior’
as she brings her books to life with this spectacular
showcase of previously unshown international
couture on the catwalk.


Dress BRIGHT, dress BOLD, dress BEAUTIFUL.
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Mindfulness, microbes, and manure: Making biodynamic wine in Central Otago

Mon, 10 March 2014 | Posted by: Erika Szymanski

Mindfulness, microbes, and manure: Making biodynamic wine in Central Otago - Rudi Bauer and his fancy manure-aging boxes.

Rudi Bauer and his fancy manure-aging boxes.

I don’t think much about biodynamics – I don’t think about it often, and when I do, it’s with skepticism. Astrology, a main thread tying the biodynamic system of agriculture together, is a sure sign for me to toss something into the recycling bin. But a recent trip to Central Otago and meeting three of the many biodynamic vignerons in the area has forced me to rethink my position. Nick Mills ... read more

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Harvest 2014

Tue, 4 March 2014 | Posted by: Quartz Reef

Harvest 2014 has started :)

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