Sabrage is the art of opening a bottle of Champagne with a sword. I have done it several times with varying degrees of success.
Yalumba The Y Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, South Australia, NZD $16.95
My recent article about the Austrian wine scandal attracted a response from a friend of mine who runs a wine school in Austria.
No 1 Family Estate Adele Cuvée 2013, Marlborough, NZD $240
When Wellington retailer, Regional Wines, put together a list of iconic New Zealand wines they included “any wine by Dry River.”
No 1 Family Estate is a Marlborough-based sparkling wine specialist. Here is their story.
Hawkshead Gibbston First Vines Pinot Noir 2015, Central Otago, NZD $65
Cambridge Road Pinot Noir 2013, Martinborough, NZD $60
Viñas del Vero Luces Chardonnay Macabeo Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Spain, NZD $16.95
I receive a lot of deliveries by courier. They are mainly wine samples or online purchases.