It’s all about the Taste.

Are you a supertaster? Having been a wine tour guide, plus…

Hopgood’s Slow Roast Lamb recipe

I love it when people like recommendations I make, especially…

Lock down recipe – left overs and pantry items

One of the benefits of spending so much time at home, and not…

Fig Recipe & Wine

We have a couple of fig trees at home and they produce a huge…

2020 Nelson Wine Vintage

I was recently reminded of an old Chinese saying ‘may you live…

Porta Via

When the owners of Casa del Vino decided to close the doors of…

The search for innovation.

Innovation and continuous improvement are hallmarks of quality…

The great bubbles let-down

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For the last 25 years, I’ve been telling anyone who would listen…

Joelle Thomson’s Top 12 sparkling wines of 2019

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Joelle Thomson says "It’s the time of year when my job really…