Pinot with Passion: Wooing Tree Vineyard | Central Otago, NZ

Growing Pinot Noir ‘on the edge’…takes pluck, luck and some old-fashioned wooing…Meet Wooing Tree Vineyard | Central Otago, NZ.


Today’s Exclusive: Wooing Tree Vineyard | Central Otago, NZ

by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML

It all started with a tree.

Plus two plucky couples whose passion for Pinot, and some amazing luck, led to creation of one of Central Otago’s most well-recognized wineries.

The Wooing Tree….rendezvous spot for most of Central Otago’s ‘wooing’ couples.

And fertile ground for award-winning Wooing Tree Vineyard, producer of ‘Pinot with Passion,’ supple wines of sun-kissed, food-friendly, red-fruited brilliance.

Central Otago, known as ‘Vineyards on the Edge,’ grows Pinot Noir in the southern-most region of the world, and hosts the annual Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration.

Here, Red Thread ™ talks about what it’s like to grow Pinot Noir ‘on the edge’ with Steve Farquarson of Wooing Tree Vineyard:

R/T ™ : Who or what brought you and your family to the world of wine?

SF: My wife Thea and I were working in IT in the UK…

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