There was a time when I felt that the words dry and wit made
an acceptable pairing but dry and Riesling did not.
When I think of the word fashion, it conjures images of
designers, catwalks and svelte models.
Pinot noir is the most widely planted red grape in New
Zealand, making up 70% of our red grape vines and just over
15% of our total vineyard area.
Many wine-lovers will remember the unofficial ABC (Anything
But Chardonnay) movement, which had its heyday 10-15 years
My wife's brother-in-law is in many ways not your typical
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.
Joining me on the tasting panel today for this swathe of
dessert wines were Dunedin wine enthusiasts Alastair McLaren
and Ricky Collins.
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.
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