What wine takes the gong this year for the Winestate Wine of the Year? Stay tuned to find out who achieved the best of the best for each varietal category – plus our winemakers and wine companies of the year. Also,we taste the wines of Queensland, dry riesling, sauvignon blanc & blends and pinot gris/grigio.
A RANGE of factors can lead to the establishment of a wine region, andscientific evidence often produces
greater odds in the viticulture lottery ...
Will 2014 Produce Another Glut?
Two New Wine Books
DURING the 2014 vintage - generally expected to have set a new volume record - one winery owner suggested that NZ faces a repeat of the oversupply problems that drove prices down between 2008 and 2011 ...
Wine Executive in Court
CELIA HAY, Auckland-based food and wine educator, has written New Zealand Wine Guide: An Introduction to the Wine Styles & Regions of New Zealand ...
The Secrets Out - Boutique Hotel
AS A former senior executive at Montana, and also in Auckland
rugby and advertising, Peter Scutts is a familiar name in business circles. He now faces 16 charges under the Crimes Act of dishonestly using a document and a further charge under the Secret Commission Act of receiving secret reward for procuring contracts ...
PERHAPS because it is tucked away in the sleepy town of New Norfolk, the delightful Woodbridge on the Derwent boutique hotel remains something of a well-kept secret even to Tasmanians ...