Silky, succulent reds, sassy Syrah, brooding and earthy Grenache and moody Mourvèdre are here to entice you to take up your sword (or fancy wineglass as the case may be) and join in the games. Are you ready?? Read More
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.
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.
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.
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