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Buy Of The Week NZ

Villa Maria 2015 Seddon Vineyard Pinot Gris NZD$30 Crisp, dry Pinot Gris with pear, quince, stewed apple and cloves plus a suggestion of yeasty brioche. A seamless wine with a pleasantly grainy texture. Sophisticated Pinot Gris with moderate intensity. (Screwcap) Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on

Buy of the Week

Quartz Reef 2014 Bendigo Pinot Gris, Central Otago, $28 This wine is at or near the top of the hit parade every vintage. A rich, fleshy, dry Pinot Gris with a very appealing silken texture. The wine has attractive toast, ginger, pear and anise, clove

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To Scampi, Or Not To Scampi

You’d think I’d be wise to this kind of thing by now. Dining at the esteemed Italian & Sons restaurant in Canberra recently, I ordered spaghetti with scampi. I’m a sucker for scampi, but sometimes my enthusiasm gets in the way of logic. Not every