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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.<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.

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Degustation Dinner at Palate Restaurant, Hamilton

Tue, 27 November 2018 | Posted by: Quartz Reef

Palate Dinner

Join Rudi at Palate Restaurant, Hamilton on Tuesday 27th November for the final winemakers degustation dinner of the year. Enjoy five courses crafted to match a selection of six wines.

When: Tuesday 27th November

Time: Arrival from 6:00pm for a kick off at 6:30pm

Price: $140.00 per person (please note that this dinner is not suitable for vegetarian or vegans)

**pre-payment and bookings are essential

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Emerging New-World Destinations for Wine Lovers

Wed, 21 November 2018 | Posted by: Wine Enthusiast

Many picturesque New World wine regions are poised to take the crown from iconic Old World appellations. Here are four worthy of your next adventure.

There will come a time when you’ll feel the need to leave the comfort of your dining table and explore the wines you revere at their points of origin. It’s not exactly a hard sell. Iconic regions, after all, deliver magnificent scenery, exciting food, ... read more

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