Top 10 Tastings

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WineFolio ‘Top 10 Tasting’ – Pinot Gris

The latest in our bi-monthly ‘WineFolio Top 10 Tasting’ judging events took place on a warm and sunny early Autumn afternoon. A fairly large collection of wines had been assembled …

Wine Tourism

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Yarra Giant Steps

Central Otago: from Bendigo to Wanaka to Pisa

Matt Connell Tasting Room view

Central Otago – Cromwell

Kawerau Gorge, Gibbston Valley

Central Otago – Queenstown to Gibbston (pt.1)

Mates barrel hall 2022

West Auckland – Part 3

WineFolio features

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Yakutin Family wines – current releases

Yakutin Family Wines hail from a small family vineyard in Matakana. Planted in 2002, the vineyard has two landmarks – both of which feature in the naming of the wines. …

Latest Reviews

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Craggy Range ‘Les Beaux Cailloux’ Chardonnay 2011

Craggy Range ‘Les Beaux Cailloux’ Chardonnay 2011

The last of the ‘old’ LBC wines before the vineyard was pulled out to combat virus in the Chardonnay vines. At 13 years of age, the colour has darkened to …


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Winemaker series: Matt Harrop

Part of the first day of my trip through some of the wine regions of Victoria (Macedon, Heathcote, Yarra) sees me dropping in for a flying visit to Curly Flat …

Winemaker series: Pat Carmody

Latest news

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Drops of God – Apple TV+

Great TV, or film, that has wine as a central theme, can be hard to find. There is ‘Sideways’ of course – the film (from the book by Rex Pickett) …