New Zealand’s climate often puts up challenges for winegrowers across the country but last night’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake that rippled through almost the entire country shows just how challenging Mother Nature can be.
Our thoughts are with the families, communities and businesses that are affected by the quake!
Today we’re introducing you to Silver Wings Wines, a boutique producer that makes a range of hand-crafted, natural wines in the Waipara region, only a few kilometers away from the earthquake’s epicentre.
The boutique winery Heron’s Flight is only an hour drive north from Auckland, on the outskirts of the tranquil village of Matakana. The family owned and operated organic producer offers a unique Italian wine experience focusing on growing Italian varieties including Dolcetto and Sangiovese. Read More
Last month we caught up with Takaki Okada, owner of a small wine start-up in Marlborough called Folium Vineyard.
Although Rockburn’s flagship wine is Pinot Noir, I do have a soft spot for their Gris for a while now. Rockburn is one of those producers everyone seems to be aware of but not many know much about.
So I caught up with Paul Donaghy, their General Manager and a good friend of mine, to find out a bit more about this boutique producer from the rugged south. Read More