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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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Locals Open Day! Saturday 1st December

Sat, 1 December 2018 | Posted by: Quartz Reef

Locals Open Day

We're opening our doors from 12pm to 4pm on Saturday 1st December!

Once again we're rolling up our doors on the weekend to give you a glimpse of what goes on at the Quartz Reef winery, 6-8 Hughes Crescent, Cromwell.

• Drop in and taste our current wines

• Learn how sparkling wine is made

• Sample our 2018 Pinot Noir straight from barrel with Rudi

• Special offers on the day

Along with the opportunity to sample our current wines there will also be the following demonstrations by winemaker Rudi Bauer:

Locals Day Demonstrations


1PM - SPARKLING WORKSHOP

A unique ‘behind the scenes’ look into how our sparkling wine is hand crafted in the traditional method. With a sabrage by Rudi as a finale!

2.30PM - BARREL TASTING

Rudi will take you through a series of Pinot Noir from our 2018 vintage, see how it is coming along and
discover the different ferment characteristics.

Register your interest today!
Each of the above demonstrations will run for approximately one hour. Spaces may be limited -
to guarantee a place on the day please either phone 445 3084 or email info@quartzreef.co.nz

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