New Zealand Wine Reviews

Popular pinot gris has broad appeal

Popular pinot gris has broad appeal

Wine reviewer Mark Henderson samples some tasy pinot gris.

Chardonnays for the enthusiast

Chardonnays for the enthusiast

Today's line-up was a mini "tiki tour'' of several of our more northerly regions, with Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Martinborough, Marlborough and Nelson all getting a look in.

Six quite tasty sauvignon blancs

Six quite tasty sauvignon blancs

This week, Mark Henderson savours some fine white wine.

Wineries show their wares

Wineries show their wares

For wine lovers at a loose end this afternoon (yes, today), the inaugural Central Otago Cellar Door Tasting which is part of the four-day Feast Wanaka event, will take place at Edgewater in Wanaka.

Prosecco the next big thing

Prosecco the next big thing

Wine reviewer Mark Henderson finds there's much to praise about prosecco.

Christmas treats that don’t break the bank

Christmas treats that don’t break the bank

Choosing a fine wine doesn't always have to cost the earth, Mark Henderson writes. 

Gift ideas for budding oenophiles

Gift ideas for budding oenophiles

Wine reviewer Mark Henderson shares a few gift ideas for the festive season.

Italians put palate in perspective

Italians put palate in perspective

On a recent trip overseas, my tasting and drinking was dominated by European wines and in particular, Italian, writes wine expert Mark Henderson.

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