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.

A taste of Nigeria (+ video)

A taste of Nigeria (+ video)

Food is more than just something to eat when you are hungry, says Nigerian chef Michael Ade Elegbede. The keynote speaker at the upcoming International Food Design Conference and Studio tells Rebecca Fox about his journey from Nigeria to one of the world's top restaurants and back. 

Simple changes to diet can have big impact

Simple changes to diet can have big impact

It's June and by now you'll be finding it pretty difficult not to hear about somebody doing junk-free June. Deanna Copland explains what's involved. 

Producing chardonnay a family affair

Producing chardonnay a family affair

Urbanisation is putting the squeeze not only on the housing market but on wineries near Auckland. Kumeu River winemaker and master of wine Michael Brajkovich tells Rebecca Fox about his family's business producing great chardonnays.

Sweetness by any name

Sweetness by any name

This week, Mark Henderson samples wines on the sweeter side.

'Pop-up' dining to whet appetites

'Pop-up' dining to whet appetites

A series of special "pop-up'' dining experiences will be held throughout Dunedin as part of the International Food Design Conference and Studio later this month.

Pumpkin and kale risotto with brown butter hazelnuts

Pumpkin and kale risotto with brown butter hazelnuts

This week, Alison Lambert shares the recipe for a delicious risotto.

Soups to savour

Soups to savour

This week, Nicola Brown shares recipes for two very different but equally satisfying soups. 

Sweet treats in Prague

Sweet treats in Prague

Not long ago, a visit to Prague's lovely cafes meant acrid coffee and stale dessert served with a side of surliness. But times have changed, Michael Krondi discovers.

Dunedin butchers chase national titles

Dunedin butchers chase national titles

Two young Dunedin butchers will fight it out for accolades in this year's young butcher competitions.

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