Ask Mario Fernandez Alduenda what makes a good coffee and you'll get a fascinatingly informative reply that is perhaps not what you were expecting. Charmian Smith talks to the Mexican coffee expert who's living in Dunedin.
2013 was a good vintage in Hawkes Bay. Craggy Range winemaker
Matt Stafford describes it as the ''vintage of a
generation''. A tasting of his whites a few weeks ago
revealed elegant wines already harmonious, with charming but
restrained fruit and nicely balanced acidity, that will no
doubt be long-lived.