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.
Made by the Allan Scott Family, The Scott Base range is meant to show off what single vineyards can really do and today we’re sipping their 2015 Pinot Noir from Central Otago.
Tom McDonald (1907-1987) devoted his lifetime to producing outstanding New Zealand wines at the site of the current Church Road Winery in Hawke’s Bay.
Celebrating Tom’s vision and entrepreneurial spirit, Church Road McDonald Series wines are complex, textural and full of character and today we’re sipping the ’14 Cabernet Sauvignon to celebrate #winewednesday.
The Magpie is synonymous with the Hawke’s Bay region and from this region also hails this boutique label, Squawking Magpie. Read More
Three Miners Vineyard is situated in Earnscleugh Valley half way between Alexandra and Clyde in beautiful Central Otago. Read More
Te Awanga Estate wines are made by famed Hawke’s Bay winemaker, Rod McDonald. He knows the in’s and out’s of the Hawke’s Bay subregions and terroir making wines that are meant to be expressive and last.
Sometimes you just feel like exploring, trying something new and going on a new adventure. Sure, that could mean traveling the world with a one way ticket but it could also just as easily be something small and meaningful, like stepping out of your ‘go-to’ habits for a while. Read More
We caught up with Jules van Costello to find out more about his latest crowd-funding project, Cult Wine, a new wine retail concept online and offline.
Let’s face it, winter can put you in the doldrums if you are not on a ski slope or escaping to a tropical island. The days are not getting long quickly enough and the temperatures are seemingly getting colder and colder with rain projected at least 80% of the time. Read More
We caught up with Kirsten Searle, owner and General Manager of Matawhero Wines in Gisborne to hear more about the revitalisation of this iconic winery. Read More