Brokenwood Chardonnay 2016, Australia, AUD $30
Having tasted a lot of rosés lately, it’s impressed me how different most of the southern French styles are from the Australians.
With the 2018 vintage well under-way, there will be a critical shortage of entry-level red wines according to an industry expert.
Nanny Goat is a Central Otago winery specialising in pinot noir.
I’ve been sent examples of two other New Zealand wines that admit to using Australian grapes on the back label.
Why are Australia and New Zealand challenging Canada through the World Trade Organisation?
Spotted on a wine shop shelf. A bottle of wine with a front-label that read “Montana 2017 Sauvignon Blanc”. Where do you think the grapes were grown?
New Zealand has followed Australia’s lead in joining a World Trade Organisation complaint against Canada protecting local wines over imports.
I recently tasted a bunch of local examples, with a couple of exceptional Aussies thrown in for good measure.
The Institute of Masters of Wine will be running three information sessions in New Zealand and Australia this month.