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  • Delegat’s stable offers a range of good value and downright drinkable wines.

    Issue 3931 10th September 2015

    Oyster Bay and Cloudy Bay are two of New Zealand’s most famous wine brands – and you can spot them both on a map of Marlborough. Oyster Bay, 19km from Picton, is a settlement at Port Underwood, a harbour once considered part of the more sweeping Cloudy Bay, east of Blenheim. The Oyster Bay brand, launched by Delegat in 1990, today accounts for 10% of this country’s total sauvignon blanc and pinot noir exports, 25% of chardonnay exports and more than 40% of merlot exports. Delegat Group is on the stock exchange, but is still majority-owned by brother and sister team Jim and Rose Delegat. …

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