I’m Lawrence Francis, Host of Interpreting Wine, welcoming you to the NZ Organic Special Series. Across these two episodes recorded in May 2023 we’ll be exploring the modern NZ Organic scene in the company of two producers. Undoubtedly the most up-to-date exploration of the region and philosophy available anywhere in podcast format. Subscribe to be alerted when new series episodes go live.

We kick things off today in the company of Anna Flowerday of Te Whare Ra Wines

(00:00:08) Episode intro

(00:01:30) Anna Flowerday Origin Story

Winegrowing Origins in McLaren Vale, Australia

Marlborough’s culture and meteoric rise

2023 marking 50 years since the first Marlborough plantings

Virtual regional tour

Deep dive into winemaking culture at Te Whare Ra after 20 vintages

Wairau Valley geology and soil types

Organic and biodynamic journey at Te Whare Ra

NZ organic production and quality

Te Whare Ra wines bringing up 20 export markets


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GUEST CONTACT: Anna Flowerday, Te Whare Ra Wines


Date recorded: 11 May 2023

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NZ Organic series direct links

www.interpretingwine.com/533 Anna Flowerday, Te Whare Ra Wines

www.interpretingwine.com/534 Rosie Finn, Neudorf Vineyards

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