Today, we’d love to introduce to another passionate woman in wine, talented landscape photographer and Waiheke resident, Kate Mandeno.Read More
NZ Rosé Day is just around the corner and to make sure you’re not only sipping but also chatting in style we’ve put together a Rosé Q&A for you.Read More
Halloween is one of our favourite holidays but unfortunately here in New Zealand, you miss a bit of the experience… the trip to the pumpkin patch to find the perfect pumpkin to carve, the hot apple cider with mulled spices, the crisp chill in the fall air and the nights that start to get dark just a little bit earlier. Read More
Isn’t it strange that most people are very comfortable talking about a recent meal with their friends or even reviewing it online but when it comes to wine it all suddenly feels very intimidating?
These Wise and Wonderful Unicorn bubbles represent the wisdom and sageness of New Zealand wineries and winemakers to make the best bubbly they can from our pristine vineyards, combining the best winemaking techniques, combination and blends of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, and extensive ageing regimens.
Sparkling wines are an entity unto themselves. They are not as easy to make as still wines yet often do not get the love or attention they deserve. They are held up as poster children or brought out to do their special dance, but these unicorns are definitely to appreciate for everyday.
Now Pink Unicorns are a rare breed, often hard to find but yet so alluring that you must indulge when you encounter them. Always smelling of fragrant flowers with spice and fruit, they are vibrant, refreshing and magnificent examples of the magic that can be found in a bottle of bubbly.
After a magical first NZ Bubbles Day in October we’ll now dive into The Year of the Unicorn. Read More
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