Posts in the Category: Chardonnay

Kiwi Chardonnay bares all

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 has a …

Posted in - Blog Posts & Chardonnay & New Zealand on November 23rd 2014 0 Comments

Springsteen Comes First at Kumeu River

One of New Zealand’s most successful Chardonnay producers, Kumeu River, is unlikely to be harvesting any grapes during the first weekend of March. Bruce Springsteen is in concert in Auckland and winemaker Michael Brajkovich MW won’t be missing the Boss perform. Since he heard Born to Run when he was 15, he has been a …

Posted in - Chardonnay & Master of Wine & New Zealand on February 15th 2014 0 Comments