About Me


Gavin Hubble - (BSc & Post Grad. Business Marketing) - I started working in the wine industry over 23 years ago in New Zealand. Working in; wine retail, sales, wine production, label & packaging design, marketing, wine buying, consulting and wine education. I am responsible for the Brand Health of 60+ wine brands distributed here in New Zealand. Wine Brands from New Zealand, Australia, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Chile and Argentina. I work closely with the Trade Industry - (Retail Stores & Restaurants) introducing, educating and positioning exciting and unique brands to wine enthusiasts all over the world.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

INDEX - Winery Visits

(Simply click on winery name to view article)


2013 - (July)

Piper & Charles Heidsieck - Reims / France

Domaine Laroche - Chablis / France

Cecchi Winery - Tuscany / Italy

Santa Margherita - Portogruaro / Italy

Pasqua Winery - Veneto / Italy

     

     

2012 - (June - July)

Château Routas - Provence / France
 
Cecchi - At the Heart of Tuscany / Italy

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia - Bolgheri / Italy

Florio Marsala - Sicily / Italy 

     

     

2011 - (July)
 
Valdespino -  Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
 
Osborne - El Puerto de Santa María, Spain
 
Quinta de La Rosa - Douro Valley, Portugal

Barros - Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal 

       

       

2010 - (July)
 
Paul Jaboulet Aine - Rhone Valley, France

Cecchi - Winery in the ‘Maremma’ Region, Italy

Pol Roger Champagne - Epernay, France
 
Gisselbrecht - Alsace, France

       

2009 - (June - July)
 
Riedel Stemware - Kufstein, Austria
 
Cecchi - Winery planted with Sagrantino - Umbria, Italy
 
Château Routas - Summer in Provence, France
 
Piper & Charles Heidsieck - Vin Clair Tasting - (with Regis Camus)



2008 - (September - October)
 
Laboure-Roi - Nuits Saint Georges, Burgundy, France
 
Domaine Jessiaume - Santenay, Burgundy, France
 
Pierre André - Burgundy, France

Freixenet - Cava, Penedès, Spain



2007 - (September - October)

Fontanafredda - King of Barolo -Piedmont, Italy


Ca’ del Bosco - Franciacorta - Italy
 
Pasqua - A Family Passion - Veneto, Italy
 
Cecchi - Tuscany



2006 - (September)
 
Château Cantenac-Brown - Bordeaux, France
 
Château La Lagune - Bordeaux, France
 
Château Gruaud Larose - (2nd Growth) - Bordeaux, France
 
Château Cos d'Estournel - St-Estèphe - Bordeaux, France



2005 - (September)
 
Château Miraval - Provence, France

Maison Louis Jadot - Beaune - Burgundy, France