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Upcoming Events (annually):

April (Easter Weekend): Clyde Wine and Food Festival

October (Labour Weekend):
Alexandra Basin Winegrowers - New Releases Tasting, Olivers Garden, Clyde

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Where to buy:

- New World (Alexandra, Wanaka, Centre City Dunedin)

- Henry's, Alexandra

- Clyde Bistro and Bar, Clyde

- Queenstown Country Lodge, Queenstown

- Cafe Valentino, Christchurch

- Franks in Fendalton, Christchurch

- Tokomariro Four Square Supermarket, Milton

- Restaurant 96, Alexandra

- The Nose Cafe, Highland Motor Park, Cromwell

- The Village Grape at Sumner, Christchurch

- Wine Tastes Central Otago, O'Connells Pavilion, Queenstown

- Arrowtown Wine Store, Arrowtown

- Super Liquor, Cromwell and Alexandra

- McGregors Wine Store - Te Puke

- Super Value, Roxburgh

- Wetlands Liquor, Invercargill

- Central Gourmet Galleria, Clyde

- Otago Cricket Long Room, Dunedin

- Alexandra Rugby Club, Alexandra

or at the cellar door: 186K Airport Road, Alexandra, Central Otago

 

Reviews

Thirst Magazine – Article on Alexandra Basin Wines – Cameron Douglas  (November 2010).
“The Perseverance Pinot Gris 2010 tasted of sweet pear and red apple, off dry with crisp acidity and sound fruit flavours – 3.5 stars. Their first vintage Pinot Noir ’06 was dry with smokey kirsch and cherry flavours, slightly drying tannins with a dusty edge, a sound tasty food wine.”

Otago Daily Times, Lifestyle Section – Charmian Smith
Perseverance Rosé 2010.  A zesty, pungent wine with hints of citrus, greengage and tropical fruit, nuts, an oily texture and a zesty, balanced finish.  Four stars

Hospitality Magazine – Wine Review by Cameron Douglas (April 2011)
“Suggestions of crushed pear and apple with a hint of honeysuckle, white peach and white flower.  The first thing that strikes me about this wine is the balance and that the off-dry approach works nicely with the primary fruit flavours.  As the wine opens up it begins to display soft white pepper notes and a hint of minerality.  The acidity is bright, and refreshing and carries the wine to a moderate-plus finish”.

Australian Boutique Wine Awards - Sydney July 2011
Perseverance Pinot Gris 2010 awarded Top of Class 8 (Other White Wine Varieties) and a silver medal
“A well made wine, with nice complexity, exhibiting varietal character” - Huon Hooke, Chairman and Head Judge.

 

Murray and Jennie Hughes receiving their Top of Class Award and silver medal from Huon Hooke, Chairman and Head Judge of the Boutique Wine Awards.