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Original Festival organisers interviewed for “Vintage Marlborough” 2015

“VINTAGE MARLBOROUGH – 30 Years of Festival Fun” – the Documentary – 45 mins 2015
An intial promo was created for Wine Marlborough – 3 mins 2014
The comprehensive film (2015); utilizes early 1990’s footage, press clippings, stories of the pioneers, local event-goers and community reminiscences; the quirky and memorable. This is a story of how a small Festival grew an entire region.
The interviews of early festival pioneers celebrate these people’s vision and hard work and form a valuable archive of the event and the early Marlborough industry.
The film will be of special interest to persons who enjoy wine and regional food, are knowledgeable about and appreciate the traditions of winemaking and wine celebration, matched with the regions finest gourmet foods.
The film will also be of interest to persons in the wine and food industries, tourism promotion organizations and anyone interested in the history of the region.

“VINTAGE MARLBOROUGH” was commissioned by Marlborough Museum, to sit beside the Wine Exhibition. The film received funding through the NZ Creative Communities fund, Marlborough City Council, Hunters Wines and Allan Scott Family Winery.

“VINTAGE MARLBOROUGH – 30 Years of Festival Fun” 2015  50 mins
Trailer: 3 mins
produced for Wine Marlborough as a festival taster.
Available from Bytesize Productions video store $30.00 Dual disk Set incl. interviews: www.bytesize.co.nz/store/
Extensive archive material from the Marlborough Museum and personal Archives.

Paul Davidson crafted this documentary into a valuable new ‘tasting’ in the regions wine and food history.

Triska Blumenfeld, celebrated Marlborough Living Cultural Treasure, artist for the Festival posters in early days, and re-celebrated on our DVD cover, poses with Mike Blair – festival manager, and the documentary makers, at the PREMIERE of “Vintage Marlborough”.