I’ve given up on waiting for Riesling to be the next big thing to be honest. Let’s face it! Winemakers love it but the majority of wine drinkers simply aren’t getting into it anytime soon. Read More
Allan and Catherine Scott planted their first vineyards in Marlborough in 1975 and now it is the next generation, their three children, taking the reins of this iconic family business with son Josh leading winemaking and viticulture.
If you pick-up an award-winning Villa Maria Chardonnay, chances are Nick Picone had something to do with it. The talented winemaker not only has an impressive Chardonnay trophy collection, he’s also pretty good at making Merlots and Bordeaux blends – in fact the entire New Zealand wine portfolio, hence he’s the Chief Group Winemaker at New Zealand’s most awarded winery, Villa Maria Estate. Read More
Join the Imbibe Tribe NZ on their inaugural tribal gathering, guiding you through the FUNdamentals to food and beverage matching. Read More
We’re excited to be launching our first ever photo competition today! The Sip NZ Vintage Photo Contest is open to everyone in New Zealand who’s keen to capture and share the hard work, passion and beauty of this unique time during the wine cycle. Read More
Happy New Year everyone! Resolutions, trends, predictions and let’s not forget annual horoscopes, there are a lot of fun reads out there at the moment and we decided to join in with our 5 Top Predictions for New Zealand Wine in 2018. Read More
Enjoy the festive season with 12 of our favourite Kiwi wines this Sipmas. Read More
You shouldn’t judge a Rosé by its colour but you can definitely colour match your fav pink tipple to your presents this year.
That’s why we’ve put together our Sipmas Gift Guide: The Pink Edit, pairing some of the hottest pink products with four popular Rosé shades. Read More