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Grahame Sydney and Brian Turner Book Launch with Paper Plus.

Nov 4, 2020 | blog, News, Press

Meet Domaine Thomson via Organic Winegrowers NZ

Meet Domaine Thomson via Organic Winegrowers NZ

It has been an exciting few months at Domaine Thomson with, at the top of the list, their Viticulturist Simon Gourley busily competing in (and winning!) both the NZ young viticulturist and young horticulturist competitions. The other big news is the design and build of their purpose built Tasting Room. OWNZ’s Marketing Manager, Stephanie McIntyre, recently caught up with owner David Hall-Jones, to discuss all things Domaine Thomson.

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Food and Sake Adventures in ancient Kyoto

Food and Sake Adventures in ancient Kyoto

It was a beautiful clear winter day when our Shinkansen floated into Kyoto Station. As usual, we were lined up by the door, ready to jump out when it stopped. They only stop for two minutes each stop, so we were there holding onto the suitcases, as we didn’t plan to go onto Hiroshima, the next stop. Though I have heard that Hiroshima has excellent oysters and a special, Hiroshima style Okonomiyaki, which is very good. Another time……

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Grahame Sydney and Brian Turner Book Launch with Paper Plus.
News - 4 November 2020

Good morning everyone, from another magnificent #pinotcentral morning. Join us for an evening with Grahame Sydney and Brian Turner to celebrate the launch of their new book Landmarks on Tuesday 24 November 6:00pm – 8:30pm. Tickets include a glass of wine and Nibbles from Moreish Kitchen on arrival. Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated […]

Press Coverage: Simon via Allied Press
Press - 27 October 2020

Viticulture Desperate for Workers Tuesday, 27 October 2020 By Jared Morgan Domaine-Thomson viticulturist Simon Gourley knows labour issues well, overseeing recruitment on the company’s vineyard at Pisa. It is a family-owned organic wine producer which alongside its vineyards in Central Otago also operates from Burgundy, France. In that family-owned spirit, Mr Gourley’s approach to staffing […]

Organic Week NZ
News - 25 September 2020

We are delighted to be part of the New Zealand Organic Week – fantastic events and coverage of all things good! If you are heading down to see us here in Central Otago, Queenstown or Wanaka, be sure to check out this great article in the NZ Herald – it’s your Organic Winery Tour Guide […]

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Press Coverage: Simon via Allied Press

Viticulture Desperate for Workers Tuesday, 27 October 2020 By Jared Morgan Domaine-Thomson viticulturist Simon Gourley knows labour issues well, overseeing recruitment on the company’s vineyard at Pisa. It is a family-owned organic wine producer which alongside its vineyards in Central Otago also operates from Burgundy, France. In that family-owned spirit, Mr Gourley’s approach to staffing follows the same lines — to create an environment to keep people coming back. "We used to use a lot of backpackers but in the past couple of seasons we have had more students from university. "That sort...

Organic Week NZ

We are delighted to be part of the New Zealand Organic Week - fantastic events and coverage of all things good! If you are heading down to see us here in Central Otago, Queenstown or Wanaka, be sure to check out this great article in the NZ Herald - it's your Organic Winery Tour Guide in a nutshell! GO NZ: The best organic wineries in Central Otago More Information: PRESS RELEASE – from Organic Winegrowers New Zealand ORGANIC WINE WEEK 2020: 7 DAYS DEDICATED TO NZ ORGANIC WINE Organic Wine Week 2020 is around the corner, offering a window into the growing and vibrant world of New Zealand...

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