Father’s Day is about a week away, eeek! If you’re tossing up between socks, a coffee cup or “funny” tie for your dad, keep scrolling and check out our gift ideas to secure the daughter or son of the year award. Read More
When thinking about Pinot Noir, most likely a glass of velvety, ruby-red and fruity goodness springs to mind.
But this fickle, diva-like varietal is extremely versatile. Not only when it comes to regional expressions but Pinot is also able to completely change its look (and taste) creating 4 perfect ways to celebrate International Pinot Noir Day this Saturday, 18 August 2018. Read More
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.
My sense of adventure is keen and I’m always on the lookout for new bottles of wine to try. Not only does it get me out of my ‘favourites’ rut but it allows me to really start to get a good feel for the diversity and terroir characteristics that New Zealand has to offer. Read More
Are the winter blues getting you down? Need a little cold weather pick me up? Read More
Although Rockburn’s flagship wine is Pinot Noir, I do have a soft spot for their Gris for a while now. Rockburn is one of those producers everyone seems to be aware of but not many know much about.
So I caught up with Paul Donaghy, their General Manager and a good friend of mine, to find out a bit more about this boutique producer from the rugged south. Read More