If I had a dollar for every winery that told me their sweet, oaky Chardonnay was made in a Chablis mould, I would be buying Necker Island off Richard Branson.
Yet, a clutch of unoaked New Zealand Chardonnays has landed on my doorstep recently and they make for some pretty delicious drinking....
New Zealand’s answer to Napa Valley’s rather glitzy charity auction takes place this month in Hawke’s Bay.
New Zealand Chardonnay lovers have lost a fine wine with the demise of Craggy Range’s Les Beaux Cailloux vineyard.
New Zealand may be a country of dairy farmers but Kiwi wine exports now earn more than butter. And kiwifruit. But it was dairy products that were front of mind for the country’s wine trade association when it penned its latest Annual Report.
Master of Wine students found out their fate earlier this month with the annual exam results being announced.
The Institute welcomed six new Masters of Wine. For those who passed their theory and practical examinations, a new hurdle awaits them: the Research Paper.
The dissertation is no more. Introduced as a third...
Imagine that the only thing you could eat for the rest of your life was ham sandwiches.
Ham sandwiches are very nice but it would become very boring after a couple of days, let alone a lifetime.