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For the Love of Wine - Feb 21 2021 - Larry McKenna( 0:31:37)       
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Kirsten is joined by Larry McKenna from Escarpment Vineyards in Martinborough. He is known as "Mr. Pinot Noir" and "The Prince of Pinot". He talks about his life in wine which began in Australia in the 1970s. He is a very passionate and dedicated winemaker, proud of his region and its history, and "Mr. Pinot" of course helped put Pinot Noir from Martinborough on the international wine map.
Published: 2/23/2021 4:40:19 PM
For the Love of Wine - Feb 07 2021 - David Clouston( 0:30:13)       
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Kirsten is joined by by winemaker, founder and owner of Two Rivers Winery in Marlborough - David Clouston - especially known for fabulous Rosé wine and award winning Sauvignon Blanc. David worked for 7 years overseas and today runs his family business with his wife Pip. Two Rivers is a great example of a "boutique-sized Marlborough winery focusing on making interesting wines from good vineyard sites, while at the same time keeping a savvy commercial hat on".
Published: 2/9/2021 11:22:12 AM
For the Love of Wine - Jan 24 2021 - Jane Skilton( 0:31:3)       
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Kirsten is joined by Master of Wine Jane Skilton. Originally from the UK, Jane moved to New Zealand 20 years ago and founded the New Zealand School of Wines & Spirits – based on the WSET – THE Wine & Spirit Education Trust, founded in 1969 in the UK. Jane is also a wine judge – judging both national and international wine competitions (when possible), and she is the co-editor of Independent Wine Monthly – which she runs with fellow Master of Wine Emma Jenkins.
Published: 1/25/2021 1:47:13 PM
For the Love of Wine - Jan 10 2021 - Greg Hay( 0:29:42)       
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Kirsten is joined by Greg Hay - one of Central Otago's wine making pioneers. He founded Chard Farm with his brother, then Peregrine and now he owns Wet Jacket Wines - a boutique winery based at the old Bendemeer Wool Shed in Central Otago.
Published: 1/11/2021 11:14:03 AM
For the Love of Wine - Dec 27 2020 - Phil Parker( 0:28:27)       
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Kirsten is joined by Phil Parker - an Auckland based wine writer and tour guide with a wealth of knowledge about NZ wine and especially the Auckland region. He talks about the art of taking people on wine tours, his personal favourite wines and the story of a New Zealand winery overshadowing famous French wineries at a blindtasting.
Published: 12/28/2020 11:09:48 AM
For the Love of Wine - Dec 13 2020 - Kevin Judd( 0:29:18)       
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The New Zealand world of wine is full of colourful people who are all passionate about their craft.
Published: 12/15/2020 5:36:08 PM
For the Love of Wine - Nov 29 2020 - Jen Parr( 0:30:16)       
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Kirsten is joined by Jen Parr - winemaker at Valli Vineyards in Central Otago. She was named winemaker of the year in 2020 and she is passionate about making top notch wine. She is a great advocate for the NZ wine industry and her joy and passion shine through everything she does.
Published: 11/30/2020 2:14:46 PM
For the Love of Wine - Nov 15 2020 - Wendy and James Healey( 0:29:33)       
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Kirsten is joined by Wendy and James Healy who talk about their many years of winemaking etc. at Cloudy Bay and Dog Point, 2 of Marlborough's well known wineries. A recent move to Nelson has seen the couple semi-retire and getting involved with the small label Abel, founded by their daughter and son-in-law and focusing on cider and Chardonnay, James' favourite grape varietal.
Published: 11/16/2020 10:22:44 AM
For the Love of Wine - Nov 01 2020 - Lynnette Hudson( 0:30:7)       
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Kirsten is joined by winemaker and wine consultant Lynnette Hudson, co-founder of the Waipara-Based Tongue in Groove brand. The first 20 years of her winemaking career she made wine at Waipara’s iconic Pegasus Bay winery and also did a number of vintages overseas. She is passionate about wine and especially Pinot Noir thus, she is known as the "Pinot Diva".
Published: 11/3/2020 10:58:03 AM
For the Love of Wine - Oct 18 2020 - CP Lin( 0:29:1)       
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Kirsten is joined by winemaker and “supertaster" CP Lin from Christchurch. Originally from Taiwan, he moved to New Zealand as a young teenager, and after studying math and engineering he turned to winemaking. For 16 years he worked for Waipara’s Mountford Winery and ensured their international fame. He's well travelled, loves wine, Cuban cigars, coffee and cooking delicious food.
Published: 10/19/2020 2:10:04 PM
For the Love of Wine - Oct 04 2020 - Yvonne Lorkin( 0:29:21)       
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Kirsten is joined by Yvonne Lorkin from Hawke’s Bay. Yvonne is a well-known New Zealand wine writer and wine judge, and she is the co-founder and Chief Tasting Officer of WineFriend, a unique on line wine shop.
Published: 10/4/2020 6:00:00 PM
For the Love of Wine - Sep 20 2020 - Anna Flowerday( 0:29:12)       
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Kirsten is joined by Anna Flowerday - winemaker and co-owner of the certified organic Te Whare Ra winery in Marlborough. They talk about her Australian background, the success of Te Whare Ra which she runs with her husband Jason, also a winemaker, and her love of Riesling.
Published: 9/21/2020 10:38:08 AM
For the Love of Wine - Sep 06 2020 - Patricia Miranda Taylor and Leonardo Ricardéz( 0:29:37)       
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Kirsten is joined by two international winemakers based in Marlborough: Patrica Miranda Taylor (Wither Hills Winery) and Leonardo Ricardéz (Indevin). Originally from Chile and Mexico, they share their stories and their passion for both New Zealand and the wine being produced here.
Published: 9/7/2020 11:45:00 AM

Journalist Kirsten Roedsgaard is passionate about New Zealand wine and invites people in the wine Industry to talk about their careers, back ground, wines and more.


Host: Fresh FM
Produced By: Kirsten Roedsgaard
Language: English
Category: Arts and Culture
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