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vinoptima noble gewürztraminer 2007

Vinoptima Noble Gisborne Gewürztraminer 2007 $250 375ml  Could this wine be the most delectable thing ever?  (I think that’s the first and only time I’ve ever used the word ‘delectable’) Yes, it is an indulgence, and one of the most expensive things I’ve ever tasted, but its aromas of rose-caramel, toffee, candied mandarin and golden syrup [...]

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Yvonne is the Drinks Editor for Dish Magazine Yvonne’s columns are syndicated across a number of New Zealand magazines and newspapers each week including: Hawke’s Bay Today (daily av. readership 61,000) The Aucklander (readership 20,000+) Bay of Plenty Times (readership 45,000) Manawatu Evening Standard (daily av.rd 28,000) Northern Advocate (circulation 29,000) Rotorua Daily Post (circulation [...]



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