What to drink when it's cold and you love white wines
April 5, 2023
"What can I drink when it's cold but I don't feel like red wine?"Good question. Enter Chardonnay. It is often referred to as the red wine drinker's white wine because good quality Chardonnay tends to be full bodied with barrel fermentation, oak ageing and the creamy con...
Five great whites for Easter
April 14, 2022
Surprising wines from New Zealand's three most popular grapes
Winery founder Rachael Carter of the glamorously named Soho brand featured as our Friday drinks interview last Friday and this week we moved south to North Canterbury over on this blog to meet Cameron Woodhouse, the new chef at Greystone. In the meantime, with Easter a...
Where can I find a good Pinot Noir? Six top drops
February 28, 2022
“I find Pinot Noir a bit of a mixed bag and it’s not always easy finding a good one – can you help?” It’s a common question from readers of this blog, friends and family, and it's a question that is usually answered with a “Yes and sorry to be the bearer of bad t...
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