10 Feb 2016

A Historic Bottle

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:31 pm on 10 February 2016

The oldest bottle of New Zealand wine ever to be opened and tasted had it's cork popped at 11.30 this morning. The rare 1903 Landsdowne Claret is thought to be a blend of three grapes and made by William Beetham and his French wife Hermance. We talk to Sommelier Cameron Douglas.

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