Wine News

NBR Rich List 2018

How do you make a fortune in the wine industry? Start with an even larger fortune. Here are the wine people that made the NBR Rich List 2018.

Mouton and more

Tony Forsyth, founder of Te Whau winery on Waiheke, is a lover of Bordeaux with a particular fetish for the wines of Château Mouton Rothschild.

Te Mata Coleraine in top form

Te Mata Estate Coleraine is one of the greatest New Zealand wines, with a 37-year span of vintages, and, most surprisingly it was a great wine from the very first vintage.

Kumeu River chardonnays

Attention to detail in the vineyard and thoughtful winemaking has produced consistent top end chardonnays from this long-established family wine producer in Kumeu.

Redman and Balnaves release a special wine

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.