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  • A peasant’s guide to drinking like a king.

    Issue 3920 25th June 2015

    Are you interested in wines that deliver consistently satisfying, four-star quality at affordable prices? Who wouldn’t be? The popular Church Road range from Pernod Ricard NZ (formerly Montana) offers excellent value (see our April 18 issue: tinyurl.com/NZLchurchroad), and Villa Maria’s mid-range Cellar Selection falls into the same category – especially when it’s on “promotion” at under $15 – as does the middle-tier Reserve range from Vidal, also a key part of the Villa Maria empire. Vidal Reserve Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014 (4/5 stars) Vibrant and supple with a …
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