GreetingsP.8P.8-9P.9P.9-12P.12P.12-16P.17-35P.36-43P.43-48P.48-52P.53-54P.54-57P.57-59Wine List by Grape VarietyOther SizesSparkling & ChampagneDesserts and Fortied WineWhite Rose Red Wine List by WineryAustraliaNew Zealand California Oregon Argentina ChileChampagne ContentsThank you as always for your continued support.In the second of our series to commemorate our 30th anniversary, we look back on the changes over those 30 years with an in-depth interview with Felton Road in Central Otago, in the South Island of New Zealand. By wine world standards a new winery, Felton Road won worldwide acclaim with the release of its rst Pinot Noir in 1997, and has continued to consolidate its global reputation as a maker of premium wines. These outstanding wines are the direct result of the focus and patience that owner Nigel Greening and winemaker Blair Walter (who has been the winemaker since the rst vintage) have put into the vineyard and winery, to achieve their initial goal of making world-class wines they like to drink. It is an interesting story of following a passion, and having the vision and patience to bring it to fruition.This time, we have many new wines arriving from Australia. They include new stocks of wines from Kreglinger Wine Estates winemakers, including Piper's Brook and Ninth Island in Tasmania, as well as Norfolk Rise from the limestone coast in South Australia which oers great value in quality wines.We also have new stocks of wines from the Yarra Yering, the Yarra Valley pioneers and premium winery in Victoria State. Following the passing of the founder and winemaker Dr. Bailey Carrodus, Sarah Crowe took over as winemaker, and evolving the trail initially blazed by Bailey, was recently named “Winemaker of the Year 2017” by James Halliday. The award provides powerful recognition that Yarra Yering continues to produce leading edge super-premium wines. We look forward to Sarah Crowe visiting us in Japan in June next year.A new to Village Cellars winemaker is Petit Paysan (small farmer) from Monterey in California. Based in Salinas, young winemaker Ian Brand started his own label in his early 30s, sourcing fruit from old and forgotten vineyards to create small lots of highly individual wines. His classic and elegant Le P'tit Pape, a blend of Rhone varieties, eschews the typical Californian style. It is worth seeking it out while the limited stocks last. Village Cellars-2-


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