Tasting



Wild Rock Wine Review

New Label for Wild Rock Wines Wild Rock, based in The Hawke’s bay, is a producer of premium crafted wines situated in New Zealand’s prime […]


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 […]




Clearview Estate at Decanta Tapas Bar

I attended an excellent tasting at Decanta Tapas Bar in New Plymouth last night with Tim Turvey and Lisa Clarke from Clearview Estate Winery. A […]






Chard Farm Winery Celebrating 25 years

Chard Farm Winery’s celebrating 25 years on the farm this Friday 20 and Saturday 21 Feb with a family-friendly locals’ Open Day (Saturday) to say […]




Nelson New Release Tasting Event

Iconic Spring Event Will Showcase the Best of Region’s New Wines The Nelson New Release Tasting Event is a chance for local wine lovers to […]




Spade Oak – Heart of Gold

Happy New Year Everyone – I’m back into it – updating the website, FaceBooking Tweeting, blogging and catching up on my wine reviews from 2013, […]


Spade Oak Heart of Gold

Steve Voyseys’ Spade Oak Vineyard in Gisborne has a wide range of Grape varieties planted; Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah, but they also have Viognier, Petit […]


Northburn Station Pinot Noir

Northburn Station is just five minutes from Cromwell, Central Otago and comprises of a vineyard, a cellar door restaurant and a wedding and function venue. […]




Barrington Wine

Barrington Wine from Alexandra

A newcomer to the Central Otago / Alexandra wine growing region is Barrington Wine from Alexandra – David and Karen Smythe based in Clyde along […]