Where in the wine world are we? Rocky vineyard edition

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My vacation rages, and so do our mystery photos!

This one, not one of my photos, is from a rocky vineyard that produces a limited quantity of fruit. But the juice it produces is quite coveted, if little known…Anyway, enough with the hints! Hit the comments with your thoughts as to just where in the wine world this photo is from. If anyone gets this one, head straight to the head of the class!

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  2. Somewhere in Happy Canyon?


  3. Great photo, wow can’t believe how rocky that looks. The only area in the Cape that has rocky slopes like that is Cederberg – dave nieuwoudt’s valley they say :-)
    Have a great weekend.


  4. Bulgaria?


  5. Hungary? Tokai?


  6. Colorado?


  7. My guess is a remote part of Washington.


  8. Chablis? At least the minerals there is how I’d like my Chablis to taste. Maybe Pouilly Fume?


  9. Switzerland ?


  10. Disneyland?


  11. Languedoc… La Clape?


  12. I’m going with somewhere in Arizona.


  13. Capadoccia, Turkey?


  14. Touraine


  15. Wow, this is a tough one–especially if Eric doesn’t even get the country right!

    (Hint: this country has been in the news this past week, sadly.)


  16. New Zealand. It doesn’t look like Central Otago but might be up in the Waikari Valley in Cantebury?


  17. Jeez, is that Gimblett Gravels?


  18. Burgundy.


  19. Sion, Switzerland?


  20. Thanks for playing!

    Yes, it is New Zealand, not too far from Christchurch. Specifically, it’s in North Canterbury.

    This block is part of the micro-maker of pinot noir, Bell Hill. The owners love limestone!

    http://www.bellhill.co.nz/index_pic.html


  21. Right. Makes me want to try their chardonnay, too!

    Gimblett Gravels
    looks like this. Sand and stones, not limestone.


  22. In the Sancerre region of France?


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