Oz Clarke, one of the world's best known wine experts, has agreed to attend the Pinot Noir celebration in New Zealand in February.
Clarke, who is a TV personality, writer and widely acknowledged as having a first rate palate for wine tasting, will be the star attraction at the Pinot Noir love-in, which is held at the Wellington Waterfront, in Wellington between February 1 and 4.
Approximately 100 Pinot Noir winemakers and producers are expected to attend. New Zealand Pinot Noir will be benchmarked alongside those from Oregon, Burgundy, California and Australia.
For more details go to: pinotnoir2010.co.nz