Wine Tourism

View All

Central Otago: Gibbston Valley (Part 2)

Assuming now we’re moving on from what is arguable the region’s centrepiece at Gibbston Valley winery; and off on either two wheels onto the excellent Cycle Path, or on SH6 …

Kawerau Gorge, Gibbston Valley

Marlborough – Part 3

Nautilus vineyard

Marlborough – Part 2

Marlborough – Part 1


View All

Winemaker series: Richard Painter

WineFolio dropped into the Te Awa winery complex, which now houses the Villa Maria family of brands. It’s our first visit since this amalgamation, and we took the chance to …

Winemaker series: Sam Harrop

Winemaker series: Jamie Marfell

Latest news

View All

Kumeu River CRU

Kumeu River today announced an introduction of a membership scheme. Every year the most anticipated release from Kumeu River are the Single Vineyard wines and in particular the Chardonnays. With Kumeu …

Latest Reviews

View All

Radburnd Cellars Syrah 2018

My first try of this Syrah, made from a couple of vineyard sites in Hawke’s Bay by NZ Wine Hall-of-Famer and all-round New Zealand wine legend, Kate Radburnd. Now focussing …

Mills Reef Reserve Merlot Malbec 2018​

Te Awa Chardonnay 2018

Te Awa Single Estate Chardonnay 2018

Giesen Organic Pinot Noir 2015

Giesen Organic Marlborough Pinot Noir 2015

Organised Chaos Chardonnay

Organised Chaos Chardonnay 2019

WineFolio features

View All

Close encounters with The Supernatural

On a recent trip to Hawke’s Bay, David stepped into another dimension. Over an interesting couple of hours, The Supernatural guru Gregory Collinge, talks through their wines, including the flagship, eponymous, …