Blank Canvas Awarded Top Syrah at the Originalverkorkt Cool-Climate Tasting!

The 2014 Blank Canvas Syrah performed extremely strongly in the ‘Original Verkorkt’ Cool-Climate Tasting held in Hamburg in Germany, a blind tasting competition of the top cool climate Syrah wines around the world. Of 33 wines, evaluated blind by 15 tasters from all different areas of the trade, our Syrah […]

Thoughts and Reviews from UK Wine Personalities

A round-up of reviews from the UK over the past three months, with a focus on our 2016 Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. Michelin-star chef and wine journalist Roger Jones of the famous Little Bedwyn restaurant featured our wines on leading on-trade online magazine ‘The Buyer’. He said of our 2016 Sauvignon Blanc: “Think wet […]

Can Gruner Veltliner Age? A Special ‘Museum Release’ Wine from our Cellar

A recent trip to Wellington resulted in a promise to release a very special tranche of our very first vintage of Gruner Veltliner – from 2010. I had on two occasions served this wine, blind, to Matt (about 10 months apart) who to my pleasure had both times been adamant the wine was from Europe! The […]

Introducing…. Blank Canvas Chardonnay 2016; 95 points from Bob Campbell! 2

We are extremely excited to have officially launched our first Blank Canvas Chardonnay. From the 2016 vintage, and like all Blank Canvas wines from a single vineyard, this Chardonnay is textural and savoury. In a break from tradition we decided not to lees stir our Chardonnay, but we couldn’t prevent […]