Douglas Renall, author of 100 Great New Zealand Wineries, has walked the vineyards, searched the cellars and talked with winemakers and vineyard managers in New Zealand to gather fascinating insights about their viticulture methods, oenology practices and the people who work long days in the vineyards and equally long nights in the cellars. Read More
We’re back! I can’t believe it’s already mid-February. We’ve been busy sipping Rosé over at sipnzrose.com with over 60 leading NZ Rosé producers and pink wine lovers and are also working on some exciting new projects – that’s why it has been a bit quiet over here.
But we’re back with a bang today! We’re not only introducing you to a very competent and talented vinous gentlemen, we’re also running a pretty amazing giveaway.
Happy New Year! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and a fabulous start to 2017.
We got some exciting new projects in the works which we look forward to be sharing with you soon but for now, let’s have a look at your favourite posts in 2016. Read More
In a pursuit to grow popular German varietals such as Riesling in New Zealand’s cool climate in the South Island, brothers Alex and Theo Giesen started Giesen Wines back in the early 80’s.
Marcel Giesen joined his brothers in 1983 after completing his winemaking apprenticeship back in Germany and heads up the winemaking team of the popular New Zealand winery until today.
Let’s find out more about Marcel, his wine passion and family venture…
Todd Stevens joined Neudorf, an icon in the sunny Nelson region, in 2012 after positions at Quartz Reef and Felton Road.