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  • These fine wines from Hawke’s Bay’s Church Road are great value.

    Issue 3909 9th Apr 2015

    Looking for four-star quality wines at three- or two-star prices? From one year to the next, the best buys in the country include those sold under the Church Road label – and the current releases are the finest yet. Owned by Pernod Ricard NZ (formerly Montana), the winery lies in Church Rd, at the foot of the Taradale hills, near Napier. Senior winemaker Chris Scott, who has worked at Church Road since 1998, crafts impressive, deeply flavoured Hawke’s Bay wines: white, rosé and red. Good value at their normal price of $19.95, they’re a steal when on special – as they often are – …
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