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Chateau Garage – Ollie Powrie debuted Cornerstone Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2021
Photo credit: Richard Brimer Do you have a lightbulb moment with wine? For Ollie Powrie, it was the Beaujolais harvest in 1999. Ollie and his wife Re... Read more
2022 Marks The Fifth Year of Organic Wine Week
Organic Wine Week 2022 is coming up in September and is a perfect excuse to swirl, smell and sip the stunning array of New Zealand organic wine. Featu... Read more
Jules Taylor – Sauvignon Blanc 2022
Jules Taylor was named Winemaker of The Year in 2021 by the Australian publication Gourmet Traveller Wine; no doubt she is one of Marlborough's star w... Read more
New Zealand Society for Viticulture & Oenology brings international wine conference to NZ
The New Zealand Society for Viticulture and Oenology (NZSVO) is thrilled to announce they are the next hosts of the International Cool Climate Wine Sy... Read more
Quartz Reef – Pinot Gris 2021, Pinot Noir 2020 and Single Ferment Pinot Noir 2021
Rudi Bauer is one of the most experienced Central Otago winemakers, having started his time in the region with Rolfe and Lois Mills at Rippon in Wanak... Read more
Greywacke – 2021 Sauvignon Blanc, 2019 Wild Sauvignon and 2019 Pinot Noir
NZ Sauvignon Blanc has had huge success since the 80s, it is the most planted and exported variety in NZ. Over the years, whilst a small group of wine... Read more
Valli – four sub-regional 2020 Pinot Noir and 2021 Waitaki Riesling
A look at the 2020 Growing Season and Grape Harvest "2020 will be one of those more easily remembered vintages, not just because of the nervousness s... Read more
Premium Marlborough Wine Companies’ merger “an organic fit.”
Marlborough’s Coterie Du Vin and Glover Family Vineyards today announced their merger into a new integrated wine company, The Coterie. Directors B... Read more
Pisa Range – current release 2015 Riesling and 2020 Pinot Noir Soli Vero
I appreciate wineries that aged their wine before releasing it to the market, showing the full potential of the wine without consumers having to inves... Read more
Strengthening The Appellation Marlborough Wine Promise
Appellation Marlborough Wine (AMW) is extending and strengthening its guardianship of New Zealand’s largest wine growing region by updating its crit... Read more
“A spectacular vintage” – GIMBLETT GRAVELS® 2020 Annual Vintage Selection revealed
The 2020 vintage may have taken place during the height of pandemic uncertainty; however, the wines are nothing short of “spectacular”, declared ... Read more
Rosell Boher – newly imported Argentina Methode Tradiotionelle
Spencer Block Wines recently imported an exciting range of Methode Traditionelle from Argentina, exclusively selling through their website https://spe... Read more
Stronsay Shanagolden Chardonnay 2021 – First Vintage
There are many single sub-regional Pinot Noir in Central Otago, but not many single sub-regional Chardonnay, especially from Gibbston. Last week, I m... Read more
Top 10 Pinot Noir – 2022
What's your favourite Pinot Noir? We are lucky in New Zealand that we have so many to choose from, both from the North and South island. Blessed with ... Read more
Net carbonzero certification for innovative North Canterbury winery
Greystone Wines is now Toitū Envirocare net carbonzero certified as part of bold plans to reduce its environmental impact. Greystone marketing manag... Read more