Top 10 Tastings

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WineFolio ‘Top 10 Tasting’ – Riesling

WineFolio ‘Top 10 Tasting’ – Riesling

After 100 plus days in lockdown – in Auckland – it was great to be back into wine tasting and judging mode these last few weeks. After an overnight trip …

WineFolio features

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The WineFolio Top 10 Wines of the Year – 2021

Whilst this isn’t a Top 10 Tasting – it IS my Top 10 wines of the year. These are the wines that have either got the highest points in reviews; …

Hans Herzog in Marlborough

All for the love of wine: Hans Herzog

Xmas cracker

The WineFolio Christmas Cracker for 2021

Rebecca Deed New World WA

The science of wine: Dr Rebecca Deed

Church Road 1

Church Road ‘1’ single vineyard wines

Wine Tourism

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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

Hawke’s Bay – Central region

Hawke’s Bay – Central region

Luna vineyard Martinborough

Wairarapa: Martinborough – Part 2


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Murray Cook at Dog Point

Winemaker series: Murray Cook

I planned to be in Marlborough on “International Sauvignon Blanc day” – as you do. The New Zealand wine industry owes a huge debt to this one style of wine. …

Winemaker series: Dom Maxwell

Winemaker series: Matthew Goode

Latest news

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Church Road

Chris Scott wins Winemaker of the Year

Hawke’s Bay winery, Church Road has been winning accolades again at the annual Winestate Wine of the Year Awards announced today with Chief Winemaker, Chris Scott, crowned NZ Winemaker of …

Hawke’s Bay Wine launch writing scholarship

Latest Reviews

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Margrain Grüner Veltliner 2021

Margrain Grüner Veltliner 2021

From Martinborough – a delicate pale straw colour in the glass, greening at the edges. Off-dry and light to medium bodied. Citrus notes of grapefruit and satsuma sit nicely alongside …