Wine: Our favourite bubbles
Wine: Our favourite bubbles

Assemblage, tirage, remuage, disgorge and dosage — all fundamental steps in the formulation of our favourite fizz ...

If your wine could talk, what would it say?
If your wine could talk, what would it say?

What if wine could talk back? What if the bottle you see on the shelf already knew what was going to happen before you put…

Wine: Our favourite Marlborough wines
Wine: Our favourite Marlborough wines

Marlborough: capital city, Blenny-vegas. We love it for squint-inducing sauvignon blanc, Renwick pies, mussel farms, plane…

Air NZ defends stingy wine claims
Air NZ defends stingy wine claims

Air New Zealand will broaden the range of wine in premium cabins as it pushes back on claims it is being stingy in economy…

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Adelaide: A few sips in the south
Adelaide: A few sips in the south

David Leggat visited the wine regions of South Australia for a spot of glug-glugging.

Wine: The people behind the drops

Staring at acres of bottles on supermarket shelves, it’s easy to forget that there are actual human beings behind our favourite…

Wine experts picked for Air NZ cellar

Air NZ has appointed two leading international wine judges and commentators to help select the one million bottles of wine…

Wine: Feel the rush of joy

These wines will get you close to replicate a visceral joy-rush.

Brits have a new reason to wine
Brits have a new reason to wine

Wine drinkers in the UK may face paying more for a glass of New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

Wine: Arbiters of autumnal awesomeness

Red, russet, carmine-coloured and crimson, earthy tones and splashes of spice — these arbiters of autumnal awesomeness will…

Wine: Don't mess with 'medium'

Don’t mess around with “medium” this week. Thankfully you don’t need to be a bungy-jumping, cross-fitting, skydiving fanatic…

Tastebuds on a trip

Your horoscope said something about taking a walk on the wild side this weekend, didn’t it? So here are three wines that…

Wine boss kick-back trial begins

Former New Zealand Wine Company chief executive Peter Scutts played a "double game", receiving kick-backs from a…

Wine: Lovely cabernet francs
Wine: Lovely cabernet francs

Cabernet franc is the bridesmaid of the Bordeaux family. Everyone expects it to be there but sadly it…

Wine: 100 years of history

Today we remember our boys who faced an uphill battle of the worst kind 100 years ago. On our home shores back in 1915…

Horticultural production tops $7b for first time

Horticultural production has topped $7 billion for the first time, with good growth in nearly all the main industries, including…

Cheers to secret of my success

I am happy. I am one of the happiest people you will ever meet, writes Mike Hosking. Being upbeat and happy and positive…

Top tipples: Wine time

Looking for love in all the wrong places? Sometimes all it takes is a sip of something sensational to put you back on track…

Kiwi wine store exceeds £35k target
Kiwi wine store exceeds £35k target

Melanie Brown's campaign to raise £35,000 to set up a specialist wine store in Brixton, London, has…

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