All posts by Emily

New World Wine Awards 2017, go beyond the go-to

New World Wine Awards 2017

Sometimes you would like your own personal shopper. Someone who gets your taste and takes the time to really sort through all the mis-mash (and there’s a lot!) in the world to make your choices clear and clean-cut.

Well, it may not be fashion, but with the New World Wine Awards, you basically have some of the best wine judges, winemakers and wine writers pre-sorting, hundreds and hundreds of bottles of wine to bring you the best. It’s a slam dunk. Read More

Going Natural! Silver Wing Wines from Waipara

Silver Wing Wines

New Zealand’s climate often puts up challenges for winegrowers across the country but last night’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake that rippled through almost the entire country shows just how challenging Mother Nature can be.

Our thoughts are with the families, communities and businesses that are affected by the quake!

Today we’re introducing you to Silver Wings Wines, a boutique producer that makes a range of hand-crafted, natural wines in the Waipara region, only a few kilometers away from the earthquake’s epicentre.
Read More

Sip: Q Pinot Noir 2015 from the Waitaki Valley

Q Pinot Noir 2015

The Waitaki Valley, while being most famous as the hometown of New Zealand super-crush Richie McCaw, is one of the hidden wine regions that should definitely be on any wine enthusiasts wish list.

Its rich limestone soils and stunning scenery give the wines a special flavour profile that is all its own and today we’re tasting the 2015 Q Pinot Noir from this upcoming region.

Read More