Alexandra wine growers’ new release drops snapped up at Central Otago event
Wine lovers sampled and snapped up new release wines from around the Alexandra basin at the weekend. The Alexandra Basin Wine Growers’ New Release Event is in its seventh year, and showcases over 50 new release wines. This year it came under the umbrella of the inaugural Down to Earth event celebrating Central Otago wines. Angus Bradshaw, of Grasshopper Rock vineyard, said their vineyard – which was owned by five couples from around the country – launched its 2014 Pinot Noir at Sunday’s new release event.