The New Zealand world of wine is full of colourful people who are all passionate about their craft.
Journalist Kirsten Roedsgaard is passionate about New Zealand wine and invites people in the wine Industry to talk about their careers, back ground, wines and more.
Kirsten’s Podcasts featured in the latest edition of Marlborough’s WinePress magazine too – check it out on page 23 here…
For the Love of Wine airs Sunday evenings at 5:00 with a new episode every 2 weeks.
Previous Episodes to Enjoy
For the Love of Wine – Nov 29 2020 – Jen Parr( 0:30:16)
Kirsten is joined by Jen Parr – winemaker at Valli Vineyards in Central Otago. She was named winemaker of the year in 2020 and she is passionate about making top notch wine. She is a great advocate for the NZ wine industry and her joy and passion shine through everything she does.
For the Love of Wine – Nov 15 2020 – Wendy and James Healey( 0:29:33)
Kirsten is joined by Wendy and James Healy who talk about their many years of winemaking etc. at Cloudy Bay and Dog Point, 2 of Marlborough’s well known wineries. A recent move to Nelson has seen the couple semi-retire and getting involved with the small label Abel, founded by their daughter and son-in-law and focusing on cider and Chardonnay, James’ favourite grape varietal.
For the Love of Wine – Nov 01 2020 – Lynnette Hudson( 0:30:7)
Kirsten is joined by winemaker and wine consultant Lynnette Hudson, co-founder of the Waipara-Based Tongue in Groove brand. The first 20 years of her winemaking career she made wine at Waipara’s iconic Pegasus Bay winery and also did a number of vintages overseas. She is passionate about wine and especially Pinot Noir thus, she is known as the “Pinot Diva”.
For the Love of Wine – Oct 18 2020 – CP Lin( 0:29:1)
Kirsten is joined by winemaker and “supertaster” CP Lin from Christchurch. Originally from Taiwan, he moved to New Zealand as a young teenager, and after studying math and engineering he turned to winemaking. For 16 years he worked for Waipara’s Mountford Winery and ensured their international fame. He’s well travelled, loves wine, Cuban cigars, coffee and cooking delicious food.
For the Love of Wine – Oct 04 2020 – Yvonne Lorkin( 0:29:21)
Kirsten is joined by Yvonne Lorkin from Hawke’s Bay. Yvonne is a well-known New Zealand wine writer and wine judge, and she is the co-founder and Chief Tasting Officer of WineFriend, a unique on line wine shop.
For the Love of Wine – Sep 20 2020 – Anna Flowerday( 0:29:12)
Kirsten is joined by Anna Flowerday – winemaker and co-owner of the certified organic Te Whare Ra winery in Marlborough. They talk about her Australian background, the success of Te Whare Ra which she runs with her husband Jason, also a winemaker, and her love of Riesling.
For the Love of Wine – Sep 06 2020 – Patricia Miranda Taylor and Leonardo Ricardéz( 0:29:37)
Kirsten is joined by two international winemakers based in Marlborough: Patrica Miranda Taylor (Wither Hills Winery) and Leonardo Ricardéz (Indevin). Originally from Chile and Mexico, they share their stories and their passion for both New Zealand and the wine being produced here.
For the Love of Wine – Aug 23 2020 – Judy and Rosie Finn( 0:29:52)
Kirsten is joined by Judy and Rosie Finn to discuss Neudorf Vineyards, careers, mother-daughter relationship, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, wine reviews and Albariño
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