Who else loves wine from New Zealand? I might be a little biased, seeing as I am a Kiwi, but hey, I am sure a lot of people agree that New Zealand makes some darn good tipples.
So that’s one reason I was excited to try this sample I received from Cellarmasters (thank you!). And the other reason is because I absolutely love wine made from the grape variety – Grüner Veltliner. Continue reading →
Now, this is one special bottle we picked up on our last trip to New Zealand. It’s also one heavy bottle with a very deep punt (the indentation on the bottom of the bottle). The ‘LV’ range by winemaker Louis Vavasour is pure luxury and at $65 a pop, you’d hope for something a little bit special. Continue reading →
On our recent trip to New Zealand we stopped into the Jolly Farmer Wholesale bottleshop in Drury where we were treated to a tasting of the Nautilus 2017 Chardonnay from Marlborough. I didn’t write a tasting note at the time however it had a distinct creaminess with a wonderful peachiness.
As the owner of the Jolly Farmer is friends with the family he also tasked me with tasting this sample of the Opawa 2018 Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough.