Wine Tastings



JB’s Top Wines of 2019

I am passionate about New Zealand Wine & about providing access to the NZ Wine Industry online via the NZ Wine Directory which I have […]








Trinity Hill Wines at Decanta Tapas Bar

“Trinity Hill is often referred to as an iconic New Zealand winery because they consistently produce superb examples of traditional and innovative wine varieties.” I […]


Negociants Fine Wine Tour 2017

Established in 1985, Negociants New Zealand is a distributor of premium wines from around the world. We are very pleased to present at the 2017 […]




Ngatarawa Tasting at Decanta

April’s Wine Club tasting at Decanta Tapas Bar in New Plymouth, was presented by Martin Grieg of Ngatarawa Wines from the Hawke’s Bay. A great […]



River-T Estate Waitaki Wines

A number of years ago I attended a tasting at Vino Fino in Christchurch, where a number of producers from the very new Waitaki Valley […]



Thornbury Wines at Decanta

Another excellent tasting event at Decanta Tapas Bar in New Plymouth on Tuesday evening. Simon Fell, Winemaker for Thornbury Wines came along and introduced wine […]


Peregrine Wines at Decanta

Last Wine Tasting of 2016 for the Decanta Tapas Bar wine club in New Plymouth – Peregrine Wines! As usual the awesome team at Decanta […]


The Reds of Dirtoir

“Dirtoir is the brainchild of Jules van Cruysen and Asher Boote, who created this new brand after seeing how much amazing, unique, site-driven wine effectively disappeared […]