Central Otago winemaker Quartz Reef has been making some of the country’s best bottle-fermented sparkling wine for more than 20 years.
We’ve never had a better crop of pinots than the 2017s.
I’ve singled out three exceptional wines from Central Otago and Waitaki that demonstrate the power and purity of wines from the deep south.
The Macedon Ranges is a small wine region that struggles to be heard above the noise created by the more famous regions. It should be better known, as the wines deserve acclaim.
Attention to detail in the vineyard and thoughtful winemaking has produced consistent top end chardonnays from this long-established family wine producer in Kumeu.
It’s a great story: two of Coonawarra’s best-known families, the Redmans and the Balnaves, who are distantly related, put their best grapes together to blend a special wine to commemorate their common ancestor.
Framingham, a Marlborough winery that earned first place in our Top Winery Classification, has just released a new range of wines called Nobody’s Hero.
This week’s New & Noteworthy is a reminder that Treasury Wine Group serves up a lot of very inexpensive everyday drinking wines that are well-made and great value for money.
You are excused for being confused at Mt Difficulty’s wine branding, but the good news is that they have simplified it by dropping the Growers Series labels.
Olek Bondonio comes from a farming background: his family has been in the Barbaresco area for a long time but his father and grandfather never made wine.