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Black Poplar Block Pinot Noir – Decanter Triple Ratings

15.08.2016

Black Poplar Block Pinot Noir – Decanter Triple Ratings

Three consecutive vintages of our premium pinot noir – the 2010, the 2012 and now the 2014 received excellent ratings in Decanter UK Magazine. The 2010 rated as OUTSTANDING in the January 2014 issue. The 2012 was rated in the Top… READ MORE »


Pinot Noir Celebration 2014

10.04.2014

Pinot Noir Celebration 2014

Pisa Range Estate is participating at the next Pinot Noir Celebration being held end of January 2014 in Queenstown. This is a very special event to mark our 10th Anniversary of hosting these Celebrations. Pinot lovers from around the world… READ MORE »


Decanter Magazine (UK) Review – Jan 2014

15.01.2014

Decanter Magazine (UK) Review – Jan 2014

Central Otago Pinot Noir – Outstanding 95+ 18.5/20 2010 Pisa Range Estate ‘Black Poplar Block’ Pinot Noir Producers and UK agents were invited to submit their latest release wines from Central Otago New Zealand for this in depth article on the… READ MORE »


A new day – a new look

15.12.2013

A new day – a new look

You will see we’ve refreshed our branding with our designers busy applying the new look to our website – giving it a very smart clean finish. A key feature of the new website is the secure on-line wine purchasing facility… READ MORE »


2007 Vintage stands out at Hong Kong wine society tasting

10.12.2013

2007 Vintage stands out at Hong Kong wine society tasting

Sometimes an email arrives that makes our day!  JC Viens – an active Member of Hong Kong Wine Society emailed us recently about the blind tasting he’d hosted for Members. He had put together 12 New Zealand Pinot Noirs –… READ MORE »


In the Vineyard

25.10.2013

In the Vineyard

Bud-burst was about a week earlier than usual – warm soil temperatures together with gentle spring rain provided a great start to another season. In our 18 years at Pisa, Central Otago we can’t recall such a mild winter and… READ MORE »


News from the Estate – Spring 2013

15.10.2013

News from the Estate – Spring 2013

There are signs of Spring everywhere here on the Estate – the peonies are stunning, we’ve treated ourselves to the first of the artichokes, and the vines are happy. Another season is underway with all the pleasures that Spring/Summer has… READ MORE »


Pisa Range Estate New Release Tasting – Wai Queenstown NZ

5.12.2012

Pisa Range Estate New Release Tasting – Wai Queenstown NZ

They didn’t have the TV cameras or the red carpet out but the launch of the new range of wines featuring the new Pisa Range Estate branding was as exciting as Sir Peter’s preview of ‘The Hobbit – The Unexpected… READ MORE »


Canadian Wine Writer Visit

17.11.2012

Canadian Wine Writer Visit

Warwick and Jenny enjoyed hosting Bill Zacharkiw who was in New Zealand as a wine Judge for the Air New Zealand Wine Awards. He took time out of his busy schedule to explore vineyards in Central Otago. Bill began his… READ MORE »


Spring and Five Nations Challenge

17.09.2012

Hello – I’m Pinot – Pisa Range Estate’s vineyard dog – a long-legged female with extraordinary rabbit catching talents. Many of you will have met me when calling at the vineyard. While the designers rebuild our website I will do… READ MORE »