Top 10 Tastings

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WineFolio ‘Top 10 Tasting’ – Chardonnay

WineFolio ‘Top 10 Tasting’ – Chardonnay

I decided to take this Top 10 Tasting on the road this time, after the success of our away fixture doing the ‘Other Whites’ across town at Nigel’s Wine Cave. …

Top 10 Tasting Other whites
Top 10 Tasting – Red Blends

Top 10 Tasting – Red Blends

WineFolio ‘Top 10 Tasting’ – Riesling

WineFolio ‘Top 10 Tasting’ – Riesling

Top 10 tasting of Rose

WineFolio ‘Top 10 Tasting’ – Rosé

Wine Tourism

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Man O' War Tasting Room

Waiheke Island – part 3

Te Motu vineyards

Waiheke Island – part 2

Cable bay Waiheke

Waiheke Island – part 1

Bell Hill vineyard

North Canterbury – Waikari

Greystone Waipara Valley

North Canterbury – Waipara (part 2)

Waipara vineyard

North Canterbury – Waipara Valley pt.1

WineFolio features

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On Chardonnay

After the big Top 10 Tasting a couple of weeks ago, I was asked a few times for my thoughts on where Chardonnay was sitting in New Zealand now. Was …

Latest Reviews

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Savage Follow the Line

Duncan Savage ‘Follow the Line’ 2018

From 40-year-old Cinsault bush vines, with a touch of Syrah, from Darling, South Africa. Wonderfully perfumed, with cranberry, cherry, rose petal, redcurrant, white pepper, cassia and violet florals. The palate …


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Alex Coldicutt

Winemaker series: Alex Coldicutt

Today I’m talking to a young winemaker who I crossed paths with a while ago, making wine for a company I knew next to nothing about. The wines speak for …

A visit to Dry River Estate, Martinborough

Winemaker Series: Rhys Evans

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Gimblett Gravels

Gimblett Gravels 2020 Annual Vintage Selection revealed

Since the 2008 vintage, the Gimblett Gravels Winegrowers Association has sent a case that they feel best represents the vintage to critics and writers around the world. Known as the …