WINE

In the mix

Cabernet sauvignon plays nicely with a host of blending buddies, finds MARY-THERESE BLAIR.

… AND THANKS FOR ALL THE FISH

As Ben Glover steps down as chair of Cuisine’s wine-tasting panel, STEPHEN WONG, MW looks back on his influence in the industry.

FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH

STEPHEN WONG, MW, examines the love-hate relationship between price and value in our wine market.

BOTTLE STOPS

Wherever you journey in New Zealand, you’re never far from some great wine, says STEPHEN WONG, MW.

COOL ME DOWN

Stephen Wong, MW, tells us that a long, hot summer calls for cool, cool wines.

BAR BITES

Bar Bites / Bar Magda

Bar stools are in – and our search is on for the perfect perch, some serious snacks and something stirred or shaken. The team from Bar Magda creates some very good reasons for you to explore the unusual.

BAR BITES / PARIS BUTTER

There’s just one thing head chef Zennon Wijlens wants to know about a dish before adding it to the menu at acclaimed Auckland restaurant Paris…

BAR BITES / PLANT-BASED EATERY, EAST

Growing up in Mumbai, Harmeet Singh Nanda was fortunate to be part of a food-focused family. Thanks to them, he discovered the power of a good meal…

BAR BITES / HIPPOPOTAMUS

Think you know all about fine dining? Well, if Jiwon Do has his way you’ll need to think again. As Hippopotamus – the restaurant within Wellington’s…

BAR BITES / The Sugar Club

Fifty-three floors up the Sky Tower with an unobstructed view over sprawling Tāmaki Makaurau, The Sugar Club is undoubtedly elevated in the physical…