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…