Tag: Chardonnay

Skinny, curvy or bubbly. Which New Zealand Chardy is right for you?

NZ Chardonnay Styles

Sip sip hooray, today is Chardonnay Day!

The queen of white wines comes originally from Burgundy in eastern France but over the years it has found a new home in pretty much any wine region around the globe, including New Zealand, due to its ability to adapt easily to new conditions.  Read More

Sip: Babich Irongate Chardonnay ’14

Babich Wines is launching their 100 year anniversary tour this year and they kicked it off last week with a succulent wine and food pairing at Euro.

Their story is incredible and you can never get bored of the tenacity, hard work and passion that the pioneers of the New Zealand wine industry had to make to turn it what it is today. Click here to find out how the Babich story started. Read More

Classic Style with Kumeu River

Spring is almost here but let’s embrace some earthy tones and classic winter essentials before the tulips are up and it’s already time to dig into the Gris & Sav.

1 | Botanical Wine Wall Chart by Erstwhile

Well, I’m still not sure what pineapples, agaves and vines have in common – ze Germanz are a funny bunch. It’s part of a series called “foreign culture plants on colourful wall maps” – yeah, still doesn’t make sense but I still love the look of it.

2 | A Life at Mudbrick by Robyn Jones 

A perfect coffee table book filled with beautiful photographs and delicious recipes. A trip to one of Waiheke’s most picturesque vineyards in the comfort of your arm chair.

3 | Classic St Mawes Lady Watch by Daniel Wellington

Well, it says, classic style. Timeless one my add – smiley.

4 | Cow Hide Rug by Mildred & Co

Argentinean steak is world renowned, now it’s time for hides. This one is a bit more trendy but certainly ticks the classic look box.

5 | Estate Chardonnay 2012 by Kumeu River

Classic Burgundian style Chardonnay from one of New Zealand’s iconic family estates. A must-try for every Chardy lover!


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