Thursday, 08 February 2024 14:25

Valli Wine Bar

Written by  Staff Reporters
Grant Taylor and Nicole Schofield Grant Taylor and Nicole Schofield

Valli Wines has been growing grapes and making wine in Otago for a quarter of a century, but the Valli Wine Bar recently opened in Kurow by Grant Taylor and Nicole Schofield is the company's first self-owned public face.

The Kurow Post Office, built from Oamaru Stone in 1934, has been transformed into a bright space where cyclists come to relax after a long day on the Alps to Ocean, locals gather for a glass of wine to catch up on local news, and staff get to share their passion and knowledge of the region and its wines, Nicole says.

"The wine flights have been designed to be entertaining, thought provoking and most of all educational, whether it be comparing different Otago regions, varieties, vintages or winemaking technique," she says.

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