As the New Zealand wine industry is slowly maturing, kiwi wine icons such as Sir George Fistonich of Villa Maria and Allan Scott are starting to take a step back and are passing on their knowledge and experience to the next generation.
It all started when the Didsbury family fell in love with a special piece of beach-side land about an hour north of Auckland in 1986.
Winter is officially here! Shorter, rainy and if you’re lucky snowy days call for weekends in front of the fire with a glass of wine in hand and a good book in the other. Read More
Did you know that Glengarry Wines started as a winemaking venture in Glengarry Road, Auckland?
New Zealand’s largest family-owned liquor retailer was founded by Joseph Jakicevich in 1940 and it was the country’s first retailer to hold a liquor licence, importing wine from around the world. Read More
Erica, a South African medical scientist graduate, met Kim, the kiwi winemaker. They fell in love and together built one of the most successful global wine brands. They’re about to do it all over again … but wait, this time it’s a bit different!
Sip sip hooray, today is Chardonnay Day!
The queen of white wines comes originally from Burgundy in eastern France but over the years it has found a new home in pretty much any wine region around the globe, including New Zealand, due to its ability to adapt easily to new conditions. Read More
Harvest is over and wine event season is about to kick-off! It’s the time when winemakers are on the road, swapping their gumboots for branded shirts and sales hats, showcasing and sharing their wines with wine lovers around the country. Read More
Hurry, Mother’s Day is this Sunday! Get sorted now…
Our gift guide includes 5 great ways to spoil your mum this Mother’s Day. All items are made by creative and inspiring New Zealand producers. Read More
Explore unique styles of New Zealand Sav this #SauvBlanc Day with our Sav style guide. While New Zealand is well-known for its iconic Marlborough Sav, other New Zealand regions also produce distinct and world-class examples of this popular and pungent varietal.