New Zealand Wine Reviews

Food and wine at the table

Food and wine at the table

My wife's brother-in-law is in many ways not your typical Italian.

Enhancing the experience

Enhancing the experience

The jury is still out on all the perceived benefits of decanting your wine; however, there are many valid reasons why it is worthwhile doing.

Sweetness - but not light

Sweetness - but not light

Joining me on the tasting panel today for this swathe of dessert wines were Dunedin wine enthusiasts Alastair McLaren and Ricky Collins.

Healthy soils, healthy vines the aim

Healthy soils, healthy vines the aim

There are some who think Organics is a character in the Asterix comic strip; others have visions of long-haired hippies wearing kaftans and Porridge sandals. The reality, however, is somewhat different.

Central wines strike gold in London

Central wines strike gold in London

Wine shows are an extraordinarily useful and important tool for both consumers and wineries.

Riesling shows variety

Riesling shows variety

Riesling counts many wine enthusiasts as fans, but has often failed to entice the ''average drinker''.

Winemakers pleased with quality of 2015 harvest

A good summer provided excellent conditions for ripening grapes, but a cool spring reduced the size of the crop by more than 20%, New Zealand Winegrowers chief executive Philip Gregan said.

Softer acidities make for easier drinking

Softer acidities make for easier drinking

Joining me on the tasting panel today was Dunedin wine enthusiast Ricky Collins.

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