The pinot noir glut, due to oversupply, high prices and
the recession, may be difficult for producers, but it means
consumers can sometimes find good, drinkable pinot at
affordable prices, like the Mt Hector in this tasting.
Flavours of home is a series of recipes from around the
world cooked by people at home in Otago. This week Célia
Mendes from Portugal shows us how to make ervilhas com ovos
escalfados (green peas with poached eggs).
Once you are hooked on the charms of pinot noir you will
probably want to explore its many intricacies, especially the
way good winemakers allow the effect of different vineyards
and soils to contribute to different flavours and textures in