Paul Henry's back... with another bottle of wine

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Paul The Palate Henry is back, and he has found his second calling after the ungodly early starts of his former life in broadcasting. The release of his second vintage of pinot noir with Invivo, on March 24, shows Henry has a mouth to be reckoned with.

Paul Henry's off our TV screens but he's still hard at work - selling wine.

In the footsteps of Paul Newman and his olive oil and George Foreman and his grill, Henry is flogging a second vintage of his Paul Henry's Own Pinot Noir after the original 8,000 bottles put on sale last year sold out within a week amid a flurry of marketing.

Henry's PR firm say the original bottling caused so much interest that it crashed winemaker Glengarry's website.

Paul Henry and his wine
PAUL HENRY

Paul Henry and his wine

This time, Henry's pushing 24,000 bottles from Invivo, the wine merchants who also sell a Graham Norton-branded wine, and they are claiming it as a "unique mix" of Central Otago pinot grapes.

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In a press release, Henry said: "My last wine was world class but I wanted more Paul Henry in this wine, and it doesn't disappoint. This is a very smooth Pinot Noir – as good as the last one – but better. You could be filing for bankruptcy and if you had a glass of this wine in your hand, you'd have to pause and think that life's not too bad."

Paul Henry and his wine
PAUL HENRY

Paul Henry and his wine

Henry will host a tasting of his wine at Glengarry's Victoria Park store in Auckland on March 24 from 5.30pm and will also sign bottles.

His last screen outing was as a guest on Three's The Project after declaring last year that he was 'semi-retired' from television.

 

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Paul "The Palate" Henry and his wine.

Paul "The Palate" Henry and his wine.

Paul Henry quit full-time television in 2016. .
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Paul Henry quit full-time television in 2016. .

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