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It’s competition time! Great wines, great prize.

Sep 2, 2020 | 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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It’s competition time! Great wines, great prize.
News - 2 September 2020

Feel like a luxury weekend in Queenstown? We are delighted to be joining forces with our great friends at The Rees Hotel in Queenstown, to bring you the chance to win two days of indulgence – outstanding wine and food, views and luxury, enjoying Queenstown and the Heart of Central Otago Wine Country. How great […]

Vendanges at les Evocelles 2020
News - 2 September 2020

Vendanges at les Evocelles started on Monday 31 August this year. Last winter was relatively mild and growth as a whole was in advance. Fortunately, when the lockdown began in France, vineyards were exempted as an essential business and vignerons were able to work throughout the lockdown period, tending to their vines. The year has […]

Our Cellar Door is Open
News - 29 July 2020

Welcome to one of Central Otago’s newest & most beautiful Cellar Door’s – a quintessential Central Otago experience with a French twist. We here at Domaine Thomson are all about your enjoyment, comfort & amazing spaces in which you can try incredible wines from our 14ha Certified Organic Pinot Noir vineyard in the Cromwell basin […]

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Our Cellar Door is Open

Welcome to one of Central Otago’s newest & most beautiful Cellar Door's – a quintessential Central Otago experience with a French twist. We here at Domaine Thomson are all about your enjoyment, comfort & amazing spaces in which you can try incredible wines from our 14ha Certified Organic Pinot Noir vineyard in the Cromwell basin & wines from our Chardonnay & Pinot Noir vineyards in Burgundy, France. Only a 55 minute drive from Queenstown or 35 minutes from Wanaka, join us in the heart of Central Otago wine country for a unique experience. Call 03 445 4912 or have a look at...

Mōkihi Reforestation Trust Planting Day and Compost

We were delighted to help out the local Mōkihi Reforestation Trust at the end of May with their very successful planting at Richards Beach with 63 plants in-ground on May 31st. The Mōkihi Reforestation Trust aims to restore and establish pockets of indigenous vegetation in and around Cromwell and Lake Dunstan. It's aim is to engage, motivate and educate the greater Cromwell community in ecological restoration at various planting sites on publicly accessible land and to further the understanding and commitment to healthy ecosystems in our unique environment. Mōkihi Reforestation Trust had...

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