Category: Wine

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BLUE-CHIP RED WINES

The annual release of Te Mata Coleraine is always an affair, but after a year of economic uncertainty, this year’s 2019 Coleraine launch was more indulgent and grander than it has been for some time. The Harbourside Room on Wellington’s waterfront was booked for back-to-back sessions – part of a high-profile series of events across New Zealand (and abroad, via teleconference) celebrating the launch of this vaunted vintage.

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MAKING GOOD SCENTS

We each have our own smell memory bank – mostly built up before the age of 10 – tucked away in the part of the brain that also stores our emotional memories. So how one glass of wine smells to you, may smell different to me.

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NO FISH IN MY WINE, THANKS

If there is a food phenomenon of our time it’s veganism. Currently one per cent of the global population identifies their diet as plant-based or vegan.

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Top wines

There were spectacular results in the Cuisine tasting of Bordeaux-style wines...

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BIG DEAL

Memories are powerful things. Throughout our lives significant moments are etched in our brain: in an instant we can recall where we were, who we were with and what we were doing when something truly life-changing happened.

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WINE NEWS

Popular vineyard running event the Saint Clair Vineyard Half is about to get even better with a new route and the addition of a new 12km race, V12.