Carrying on with my summer wine trends (see the full post on the blog for some pretty exciting new products out), next up is sustainable drinking.
You can take the girl out of New Zealand but you can’t take the NZ wine out of her glass.
I have another lighter and lower alcohol wine for you today guys! I’m definitely seeing these wines gain in popularity, so it’s great to see so many options on the market.
Villa Maria Estate in New Zealand has been employing organic wine principles since 1999. It was in 2007 when they achieved the internationally recognised BioGro Organic Certification for a 21 hectare block in Hawkes Bay. And in 2009 Villa Maria became the first major winery in New Zealand to gain BioGro certification!
Get in my belly Chardonnay!! We picked this Stoneleigh 2019 ‘Latitude’ Chardonnay up from the local supermarket here in NZ (yes you can buy wine & beer at the supermarket here!). Stoneleigh is situated in the heart of the Wairau Valley in NZ’s Marlborough wine region.
How can you say no to morning tea when it involves Christmas mince pies and NZ Pinot Noir. We popped up to see some family friends the other day and after a few minutes this little number from Framingham Wines was pulled out (thanks for sharing Bill!). ‘Nobody’s Hero’ 2018 Pinot Noir is made from…
Here’s another option for you if you’re looking for a lower alcohol wine. A big thanks to NZ Lighter Wine for this sample of The Doctors 2018 Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand which sits at 9.5% abv (alcohol by volume).
Looking for a lighter alcohol wine? I have the solution for you!
Do you pay attention to the percentage of alcohol in your wine?