Tag Archives: Blair Walter

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2013 Felton Road pinot noirs

Felton Road is the leading winery of New Zealand’s Central Otago region, producing not only outrageously grand pinot noir but also sublime chardonnay and rieslings both dry and semi-dry. Made by Blair Walter (pictured below), the Felton Road pinots consistently achieve depth of colour, flavour

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Wine as a religious experience

Two of my very favourite foods are oysters and scallops. Not just any oysters. I like Bluff and Nelson oysters over Pacific oysters but my very favourite type is Tio Point oysters from Marlborough when they are served alive and freshly shucked. My dream scallops need to be plump and, like the oysters, alive, alive-o.