Neudorf Vineyards Evolution and new releases.

As Neudorf Vineyards celebrate the release of the 40th vintage…

Blackenbrook Vineyards new release wines

If you follow this column you may remember I wrote about the…

Dichotomy

This month, folks, we are exploring the theme of dichotomy. It’s a very cool word and I don’t often get to use it in casual convo. It also rhymes with lobotomy but that’s not particularly relevant.

Nelson Grape Harvest 2021

The 2021 grape harvest in the Nelson region is going to be remembered for many things, everything from frosts, hail, low rainfall and lower than average temperatures have all had an impact on growing conditions through spring and summer, but through all the challenges some outstanding fruit is currently being harvested.

It’s all about the Taste.

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

Covid-19 Lockdown recipe and wine recommendation

Being locked in for a few weeks means I don’t get to go and…

The New Zealand Craft Beer Marketplace

The New Zealand craft beer marketplace is rapidly growing –…

The search for innovation.

Innovation and continuous improvement are hallmarks of quality…

Joelle Thomson’s Top 12 sparkling wines of 2019

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