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  • 10.05.2017

    The NZ Winter Feast Tour 2017

    New Zealand’s Family of Twelve invite you to join them at some of the country’s best restaurants. Twelve wines, eight regions and stunning New Zealand cuisine. Booking essential through individual restaurants. Ussco, Gisborne – SOLD OUT www.ussco.co.nz p: 06 868 3246 Hosted by James Millton, Millton Vineyards Hopgood’s & Co, Nelson – SOLD OUT www.hopgoods.co.nz […]

  • 7.05.2017

    Land is permanent, a scholar in NZ – Christine Marsiglio

    Land is permanent, man disappears. – Māori proverb I was fortunate enough to spend 14 days visiting 12 different wineries throughout New Zealand with my husband and 8 month old son, all thanks to the Family of Twelve. Though the wineries differed in many ways, from their geographical location (Auckland down to Central Otago), production […]

  • 6.04.2017

    Japan Sommeliers Association Tasting, Tokyo 7th June 2017

    The New Zealand Pinot Noir Workshop Discussing Recent Progression and Developments in New Zealand Pinot Noir A tasting led by Blair Walter of Felton Road and Todd Stevens of Neudorf Read the full transcript from the tasting here.   #familyxii #nzwine

  • 11.02.2017

    ‘Looking forward’ by Nigel Greening of Felton Road

    I’ve just spent last week immersed in Pinot Noir 2017 in Wellington, where the focus has been on Turangawaewae, the Maori concept of a place to stand. Maybe this is better expressed as a place where we feel especially empowered and connected. This was presented very powerfully as an expression of our equivalent to the […]