Category: New Zealand

Greywacke Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Greywacke Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Greywacke Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021, New Zealand Choosing fruit grown across a smorgasbord of great sites in Marlborough’s Wairau and Southern Valley’s, this nighttime-harvested sauvignon was crafted in individual vineyard batches that were left on their yeast lees for 3months…

Jules Taylor Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2022

Jules Taylor Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2022

Jules Taylor Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2022, New Zealand Whipcrack clean and precise, this sauvignon blanc from one of Marlborough’s most exciting producers is overflowing with herbaceous intensity, lime-licked layers, bruised basil and smoked passionfruit. Utilising fruit grown in the Taylor…

Trinity Hill The Trinity Hawke’s Bay Red Blend 2021

Trinity Hill The Trinity Hawke’s Bay Red Blend 2021

Trinity Hill The Trinity Hawke’s Bay Red Blend 2021 (ON $19.95) This saucy blend of merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon and petit verdot is inky and magenta-black as it pours. Then sink your schnozz deep into the glass, and inhale…

Astrolabe Sleepers Vineyard Kekerengu Coast Pinot Noir 2019

Astrolabe Sleepers Vineyard Kekerengu Coast Pinot Noir 2019

Astrolabe Sleepers Vineyard Kekerengu Coast Pinot Noir 2019 (NZ $50) Grown on coastal, limestone-laden soils 50mins drive south of Blenheim, this pinot noir treads softly on the palate yet is underpinned with exotic, savoury spices, baked tamarillo and wild raspberry…

Marisco Vineyards from New Zealand Here to Help You Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Marisco Vineyards The Ned Rose 2020 and Pinot Noir 2019

One last suggestion for Valentine’s Day are these two Pinots from Marisco Vineyards from Marlborough, New Zealand: The Ned Pinot Noir 2019 and The Ned Rosé 2020. The Pinot Noir is a bit bigger than BC Pinots or from Burgundy,…

Some New Zealand Wineries that Want Us to Enjoy Their Wines

New Zealand in a Glass

New Zealand has fresh, vibrant wines as we make in BC.  It is fun to taste wines from around the world, possibly giving you insights into new grape varieties or styles of winemaking.  You may also have an interest in…

Giesen Uncharted Marlborough Pinot Noir 2019

Giesen Uncharted Marlborough Pinot Noir 2019

Giesen Uncharted Marlborough Pinot Noir 2019 (NZ $27) This is one of those wines I keep buying and re-tasting and over the last year it’s just getting more and more delicious. Ultra-friendly, juicy and chock full of cherry and hedgerow…