Wine: Vidal's quality trio
Wine: Vidal's quality trio

Wines available at heraldwine.co.nz for a limited time. Sir George Fistonich bought Vidal Estate in 1976, a legendary…

Wine: Summer essentials
Wine: Summer essentials

Looking for summer bubbles, a lovely uncomplicated white that goes with anything or something tiny, transportable and functional?…

The lowdown on low alcohol
The lowdown on low alcohol

How low can you go without sacrificing flavour when you lose alcohol content in drinks that are . . . ahem, alcoholic? More…

Top 10 bubbles for New Year's
Top 10 bubbles for New Year's

1. Pol Remy $12.95 This lovely fresh French bubbly is fantastic value for money with jaw dropping intensity of flavour…

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Wineries to visit
Wineries to visit

Mudbrick Vineyard & Restaurant, Waiheke Island mudbrick.co.nz Talk about mouth-watering; oysters…

Red wine linked to longer, healthier life

A substance found in red wine may protect the body against age-related diseases by stimulating an evolutionary defence mechanism…

Bumper year for wine industry

The New Zealand wine industry had another record harvest in 2014 but learned from past experiences of oversupply and avoided…

Wine: Perfect summer trio

One white, one red and one in-between wine from three producers who have managed to capture the flavours of summer perfectly…

Wine: Time to celebrate
Wine: Time to celebrate

Looking for celebratory sparkling wine for Christmas? John Hawkesby recommends six of the best mid-range…

Invivo seeks $2m for growth

Award-winning winemaker Invivo Wines is on the capital-raising trail to help pay for faster growth and expansion into new…

Wine: Kumeu's benchmark chardonnays

All wines are available from heraldwine.co.nz for a limited time. 2012 Kumeu Village Chardonnay It's still a family…

Award for best wine goes to...

Vidal Estate winemaker Hugh Crichton declared Hawke's Bay was New Zealand's "greatest chardonnay-producing region", as the…

Wine: Beautifully made wines

All wines featured are available at heraldwine.co.nz for a limited time. 2013 Black Barn Barrel Fermented Chardonnay…

'Wacky' winemaker tastes success
'Wacky' winemaker tastes success

Yealands Family Wines won the supreme award at the NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards…

Wine: Light and bright trio

All wines featured are available at heraldwine.co.nz for a limited time. 2014 Coopers Creek Rosé From an excellent…

Fancy some feet-crushed wine?

Graham Norton crushed a barrel of grapes with his bare feet recently to help Kiwi firm Invivo Wines make a special sauvignon…

$4k dinner-wine shocker

A man dining at a steak house in New Jersey got more than he bargained for when the US$37.50 ($48) bottle of wine he thought…

Wine: Wine for those summer barbecues

All wines featured are available at heraldwine.co.nz for a limited time. 2013 Falconhead Hawkes Bay Merlot Cabernet…

NZ technology could improve wine
NZ technology could improve wine

Kiwi-developed sensor technology could improve the way wine is made even before the harvested grapes…

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