Felton Road turns 25

Blair Walter in Felton Road winery

Felton Road is in fine fettle, as this extensive 25th anniversary tasting shows. Blair Walter, on the left above, has made every one of those vintages.

Felton Road, an organic and biodynamic pioneer in Central Otago, is one of a handful of New Zealand wineries with an international reputation and has been celebrating its 25th anniversary with a series of events in the UK, not least because owner Nigel Greening has vowed to fly less from his base in Devon, south-west England. I attended a truly historic tasting followed by lunch at Medlar restaurant in London’s deepest Chelsea in late...