WITH GREATEST THANKS

After 16 years as part of the tasting panel – 12 of which have been at the helm as chair – John Belsham is stepping…

REDEFINE WINE

When we think of the term ‘fine wine’, different ideas may conjure in our mind as to what actually defines a fine……

AIMING FOR THE TOP

“NEW ZEALAND, the last pure land on the planet.”

THE ANGELS’ SHARE

As recent events in Christchurch have taught us, the world can be cruel. Tragedy can strike leaving us forever changed.…

TO BOLDLY GO

Wine is an industry steeped in history, tradition and a pride in doing things the time-tested way.

IN MEMORIAM – KARRYN BISH

On 6 December 2018 the light in the wine community dimmed when wine broker, cheesemaker, forager, oak lover,…

Putting Down Roots

While owning a winery in Marlborough couldn’t be described as unique, there is something special about Takaki Okada’s…

New Old Favourites

Perhaps it is part of our new world personality, combined with a digital modern society, that keeps us New Zealanders…

Quiet Achiever

“Chardonnay is back!” is the catch cry. Well, in my view, she has never left. However, she has had some time to reflect…

Great Wine, Naturally

New Zealand’s first ever Organic Wine Week (17-23 September 2018) will see organic wine producers teaming up with six…