Perfect 'single-vineyard' wines
Perfect 'single-vineyard' wines

The reason these “single-vineyard” wines are so glorious is because some serious thought has gone into matching the precise…

Wines with cocoa character
Wines with cocoa character

How these wines acquire a cocoa character I don’t know — but they’re magic.

Small Business: French Connections
Small Business: French Connections

Q&A with Jean-Christophe Poizat, founder of French fine wine merchant Maison Vauron, about doing business in NZ.

High-profile references for wine boss
High-profile references for wine boss

A former All Blacks coach, an ex-Olympic rower and rich-lister, and a high-profile chairman went in to bat for former wine…

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Winter wines to love
Winter wines to love

Try out these wines, recommended by writer Yvonne Lorkin, for winter.

Wine: What to drink this weekend

July already? Good grief! Instead of contemplating where the year has gone, think about what to drink this weekend.

'Oh God, save the wine'

Flames and smoke from the fiery blaze at a historic Waikato winery could be seen on the horizon from kilometres away.

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…

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

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
Wine experts picked for Air NZ cellar

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

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

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
Tastebuds on a trip

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

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