New Zealand’s Quiet Achiever: Rudi Bauer, Quartz Reef
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New Zealand’s Quiet Achiever: Rudi Bauer, Quartz Reef

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Having long realised the most modest vignerons invariably make the best wines, I have always greatly admired Rudi Bauer, both as a person and his Quartz Reef wines. You will not find a more humble winemaker than Bauer, although he does remind me a lot of Ian Marks at Gembrook Hill, in the Yarra Valley, Australia, both hypercritical of their wines, continually censuring themselves.

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