When the 2017 sample of the Neudorf Moutere Chardonnay arrived a few weeks ago it was accompanied by the 2014, 2015 and 2016 vintages as references for the latest vintage.
Rosé just might be the most polarising of wine styles. One person’s delight can be another’s dread.
When Wellington retailer, Regional Wines, put together a list of iconic New Zealand wines they included “any wine by Dry River.”
I’m a self-confessed Champagne tragic, and there’s a special place in my heart for blanc de blancs Champagnes.
Hans Herzog is one of Marlborough’s most precious vinous and culinary gems.
While I’m a great lover of Hunter Valley semillon I’ve long had a love-hate relationship with Western Australia’s efforts.
Vertical tastings are very revealing. As I’ve said on other occasions they are like an archaeological dig.
James Manners is one of several younger-generation winemakers strutting their stuff in Mudgee, breathing new life into this venerable region.
I’m a huge fan of this Canterbury producer. They are “situated at an old lime quarry in the Weka Pass, North Canterbury” according to their website.
In a tasting of 75 new-release pinot noirs, there’s an element of déjà-vû as the big names that we’d expect to come up trumps, usually do.