Erica, a South African medical scientist graduate, met Kim, the kiwi winemaker. They fell in love and together built one of the most successful global wine brands. They’re about to do it all over again … but wait, this time it’s a bit different!
I’ve given up on waiting for Riesling to be the next big thing to be honest. Let’s face it! Winemakers love it but the majority of wine drinkers simply aren’t getting into it anytime soon. Read More
Allan and Catherine Scott planted their first vineyards in Marlborough in 1975 and now it is the next generation, their three children, taking the reins of this iconic family business with son Josh leading winemaking and viticulture.
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.
Get ready for Mother’s Day this Sunday and spoil your Mama with some quality time and a bottle of fine vino!
Happy International Sauvignon Blanc Day everyone!
Keep up with the festivities online via the hashtag #SauvBlanc and make sure you enjoy a glass or two of New Zealand’s flagship wine today. 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…
Hailing from Whangarei, Sam has known te Pā’s Proprietor Haysley MacDonald and Chief Vintner Liam McElhinney for a number of years now, and leapt at the opportunity to join the award-winning te Pā team in mid-2015. Read More
Cloudy Bay is the one of those brands if not THE brand that most people overseas recall when talking New Zealand wine or Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.
We’re thrilled to introduce you to one of the makers of the iconic Cloudy Bay wines today, French-born & raised winemaker Victor Joyeux.
Matt and Sophie Thomson create cutting-edge New Zealand wines in Marlborough under the name Blank Canvas Wines, using exceptional varieties and unprecedented techniques.