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It’s all about the Taste.

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

Fig leaf panna cotta

Figs grow incredibly well in Nelson and are abundant at this…
Award winning Volare Bakery

Wining and Dining in Solitary Confinement

These are strange times.  All our favourite dining out places…

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…

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…

‘tis the season to be jolly

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And so it is here in Hamilton.  There is so much to see and…

Life as a wine

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JOELLE THOMSON / DECEMBER 11, 2019 If life was a wine,…