Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Marlborough, NZD $39.99
New Zealand narrowly headed off Australia to win the trophy for top country at the Six Nations Wine Challenge this year.
Mount Riley The Bonnie Pinot Rosé 2018, Marlborough, NZD $17.99
I was recently invited to a vertical tasting of every vintage of Craggy Range Le Sol by Air New Zealand, which had purchased the wines at auction.
G.H. Mumm RSRV Blanc de Noirs Brut Grand Cru 2008, Champagne, NZD $149
I was recently sent two Forrest Collection Marlborough chardonnays from the 2012 and 2013 vintages. Both are currently available.
The tasting portion of the 2018 Master Sommelier Diploma Examination Americas has been cancelled after a Master Sommelier released the identity of wines in a blind tasting to at least some of the candidates.
Matt Connell Wines Lowburn single Vineyard Chardonnay 2017, Central Otago, NZD $38
Terra Tangra Grand Reserva 2013, Bulgaria, NZD $85
Mouton-Rothschild missed out on First Growth status in the 1855 Classification of the Medoc. When did the property get an upgrade?