Wine and Food Guide

Winegrowers optimistic after tough season

Central Otago Winegrowers president James Dicey is confident this season’s harvest will be a good one. Photo: Lynda van Kempen

Central Otago viticulturalists had to ‘‘sweat blood'' to get the quality and yields from their vineyards this season, Rebecca Fox learns.

Britain's sugar tax delights health campaigners

Britain's sugar tax delights health campaigners

Britain will introduce a sugar levy on soft drinks in two years' time to tackle a growing obesity crisis, finance minister George Osborne said in a surprise announcement, delighting health campaigners and angering drink makers.

Stoli targets health-conscious drinkers with gluten-free vodka

Stoli targets health-conscious drinkers with gluten-free vodka

A growing interest in gluten-free diets among health-conscious Americans has prompted the Russian maker of Stolichnaya vodka to add another drink to its menu.

Sweet treat for coffee lovers

Sweet treat for coffee lovers

Coffee actually started out as a food, not a drink, Francine Segan writes.

Celebrate St Patrick's Day with true Irish heart

Celebrate St Patrick's Day with true Irish heart

As an insatiable traveler married to an Irish-American and fellow redhead, Kathy Hunt has experienced her share of St Patrick's Days in Ireland.

Ask a Chef: Waihola Cafe and Bar's apricot and pistachio nut cheesecake

Ask a Chef: Waihola Cafe and Bar's apricot and pistachio nut cheesecake

Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.

Too early to lose that summer feeling

Too early to lose that summer feeling

Chef Bevan Smith isn't ready to say goodbye to summer just yet.

Celebrating our flagship grape

Celebrating our flagship grape

New Zealand's first International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration was recently held in Marlborough, Mark Henderson writes.

In season: Greengage jam

In season: Greengage jam

The season is short for these greengage plums, writes Alison Lambert.

Ask a Chef: Smokey chorizo beans

Ask a Chef: Smokey chorizo beans

Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.

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