It’s been a bugbear of mine for years that still rosé wines are not as good as they should be.
Archangel is a 23 ha wine estate at Queensberry, about 15 minutes’ drive south of Wanaka in Central Otago.
Arrogant Frog is one of the shining success stories of modern wine marketing. And there is more to come from Jean Claude Mas.
Hawke’s Bay-based wine producer Craggy Range produced its first wines in 2001 from their Gimblett Gravels vineyard planted in 1999. Now there are big changes afoot.
A special corner of my cellar is devoted to the wines of Bell Hill. I’m a bit miserly with my precious Bell Hill bottles.
Patina is a micro-boutique winery in the Orange region whose white wines have been impressing me recently.
Which region makes the country’s best chardonnay? That’s a hard call.
Pobblebonk is another captivating wine from Quealy of the Mornington Peninsula.
Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) commonly occurs in wine and volcanic activity, as I was reminded on a visit to the active volcano on the Greek island, Nysyros.
Fromm is one of Marlborough’s highest performing wine producers, thanks at least in part to the dedication of winemaker, Hätsch Kalberer, who teamed up with founder George Fromm in 1992.