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Sparkling wine for Christmas

In the run up to Christmas, everyone’s attention seems to turn to sparkling wines, and that is certainly the case at Nautilus, where our two sparkling wines, the Nautilus Cuvee Marlborough Brut NV and the Nautilus Vintage Rose are some of New Zealand’s best loved bubbles. On Saturday 21st November, Nautilus was part of the Methode Marlborough “Evening of Vintages” – a 5 course dinner…
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Clive Weston

Nautilus Estate featured on TVNZ’s The Wine Show

As you probably know, Nautilus Cuvee Marlborough Brut NV won the Air NZ Trophy for best wine in show just before Christmas last year. As a result of that win, managing director Clive Weston was interviewed by Michael Jemison for the Wine Show which aired on TVNZ in December. For those who didn’t catch it, here is the programme:  

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One from the bucket list – Champion Wine of Show at the Air NZ Wine Awards.

On Saturday night at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards dinner I had the privilege of collecting both the trophy for best sparkling wine and the Champion Wine of Show for our Nautilus Cuvee Marlborough Brut NV.  Collecting the Best sparking trophy was exciting enough but to get the Champion Wine of the show took it to a whole new level – that was definitely…
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CJ received Spieglau Chardonnay trophy

Trophy for Nautilus Chardonnay

I was delighted to collect the chardonnay trophy for our 2011 Nautilus chardonnay at the Speiglau Wine Competiton on friday night.  From 177 entries the judges (with impeccable taste I must say) found our wine top – interestingly the other 6 gold medals also went to Marlborough chardonnays.  I do think quality chardonnay grown in Marlborough is underated and too often overlooked.  Gone are the…
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Flying High at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2011

We have had great success with our Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and sparkling wine in the show circuit over the last two years so it was nice to see our other varietals – Pinot Gris and Chardonnay being recognised at Air New Zealand Wine Awards this year, reinforcing the fact we take equal amounts of care and attention with all our wines and truly produce…
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