We’re back! I can’t believe it’s already mid-February. We’ve been busy sipping Rosé over at sipnzrose.com with over 60 leading NZ Rosé producers and pink wine lovers and are also working on some exciting new projects – that’s why it has been a bit quiet over here.
But we’re back with a bang today! We’re not only introducing you to a very competent and talented vinous gentlemen, we’re also running a pretty amazing giveaway.
Happy New Year! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and a fabulous start to 2017.
We got some exciting new projects in the works which we look forward to be sharing with you soon but for now, let’s have a look at your favourite posts in 2016. Read More
Winemakers, are they artists or scientists?
Judging Matt Stafford, chief winemaker at iconic Hawke’s Bay winery Craggy Range, by his photography efforts on Instagram you’d definitely put him into the artist category but he actually has a science background.
In a pursuit to grow popular German varietals such as Riesling in New Zealand’s cool climate in the South Island, brothers Alex and Theo Giesen started Giesen Wines back in the early 80’s.
Marcel Giesen joined his brothers in 1983 after completing his winemaking apprenticeship back in Germany and heads up the winemaking team of the popular New Zealand winery until today.
Let’s find out more about Marcel, his wine passion and family venture…
Todd Stevens joined Neudorf, an icon in the sunny Nelson region, in 2012 after positions at Quartz Reef and Felton Road.
Hailing from Whangarei, Sam has known te Pā’s Proprietor Haysley MacDonald and Chief Vintner Liam McElhinney for a number of years now, and leapt at the opportunity to join the award-winning te Pā team in mid-2015. Read More
Cloudy Bay is the one of those brands if not THE brand that most people overseas recall when talking New Zealand wine or Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.
We’re thrilled to introduce you to one of the makers of the iconic Cloudy Bay wines today, French-born & raised winemaker Victor Joyeux.
Wine writer and founding member of the Wine Writers of New Zealand group, host and producer of the successful wine tv show “Thirsty Work”, senior wine judge, wine columnist, wine retailer and co-founder of the innovative wine delivery service WineFriend … the list could go on and on. Read More
Waiheke Island is one of my favourite New Zealand wine destinations and I’m pleased to introduce you today to a winemaker who works at one of the top vineyards on the island: Meet Chloe Somerset, Winemaker at Cable Bay.
Thorsten Kuehler is a trained sommelier and sales consultant at boutique wine merchant Great Little Vineyards (aka Kemp Wine Merchants) in Auckland.