March 28th, 2013 | Read Full Post
Happy Easter to All.
Wine Centre News - Liquor Licence restrictions require that the Wine Centre at West Melton must be closed on Friday 29th March and Sunday 31st March. Because of this we have also decided to remain closed on Saturday 30th.
Regular Wine Centre Hours resume on Wednesday 3rd April, 12pm to 5pm.
February 25th, 2013 | Read Full Post
Don't forget that you can buy Sandihurst Wines from the True & Daring Wine Centre. Open Wednesday to Sunday 12pm to 5pm. 1320 West Coast Road, West Melton.
December 22nd, 2012 | Read Full Post
It is that time of year dedicated to having fun with loved ones and to recharge batteries for the new year ahead. From us here at Sandihurst, have a wonderful Christmas and a fantastic 2013!
We will be closed (to do all of the above) as from Sunday, 23 December 2012 until Wednesday, 9 January 2013. See you then! (On-line sales will continue throughout this period to make
December 7th, 2012 | Read Full Post
Sandihurst Wines are available from the True & Daring Wine Centre, open Wednesday to Sunday 12pm to 5pm at 1320 West Coast Road, West Melton, Canterbury.
August 8th, 2012 | Read Full Post
We are open... and we are closing again. Only for a short while though...
As from Friday, 10th August until Monday, 3rd September the Cellar Door will be closed for tastings and sales. Sean will take care of all on-line sales and trade services. And The Red Wine Dog will continue to practise his entertainment routine in order to amuse you again when we re-open...!
July 12th, 2012 | Read Full Post
The Cellar Door will be closed temporarily to the public from Saturday 14th July 2012.
Normal hours will resume on Wednesday 1st August 2012.
We apologize for any inconvenience. Please e-mail us at email@example.com for any enquiries.
April 5th, 2012 | Read Full Post
Wishing all our customers a very Happy Easter!
Liquor Licence restrictions require that the Sandihurst Cellar Door must be closed on Friday 6th April and Sunday 8th. Because of this we have also decided to remain closed on Saturday 7th and Monday 9th. Vintage work however continues throughout the weekend!
Cellar Door will back to normal on Tuesday 10th April.
March 28th, 2012 | Read Full Post
We are mad about Riesling - not mad in the cross sense but mad in the excited sense!
NZ is producing some of the world's great Rieslings.
It is a varietal that is incredibly versatile with food and can surprise us with styles from super dry to super sweet and everything in between.
A 100 years ago Riesling was the highest priced wine of all wines in the world and highly sought after, ...
November 23rd, 2011 | Read Full Post
Then wine is its perfect partner, but choose well...
A new study reveals wine drinkers should also consider what's playing on their stereo if they want the perfect tipple. The study shows that people who drink wine while listening to music perceive the wine to have the same taste characteristics of the particular artist.
The research published in the British Journal of Psychology found that for the best earthy and full-bodied Merlot ...
July 29th, 2011 | Read Full Post
Cool Climate wine making on a seriously cool scale! For the first time in 3 years we had snow down to sea level on Monday bringing an already crippled Christchurch to a stand still. To take a quote from Tiana (phonetic) from the Campbell Live television show it was the 'Icing on the Quake'!