Marlborough, NZ – Giesen Estate Riesling 2015 has achieved another milestone, being the first wine to win five consecutive Gold Medals at the New World Wine Awards. New World Wine Awards chair of judges Jim Harre said it was an ‘extraordinary result’. “For this wine to come through with a Gold Medal five years in
Epic 4,800 km row aims to raise $1million against depression Marlborough, NZ – As Isaac Giesen prepares to be the first Kiwi to row the Atlantic to raise funds for organisations working against depression, he’s looking for sponsorship to help make it possible. 24-year-old Isaac Giesen AKA The Blue Rower, is the son of Giesen
Australian winemaker Taylors Wines is releasing its Luxury Collection in New Zealand this month. Front and centre of the 2015 Luxury Collection is the inaugural release of pinnacle Shiraz, The Pioneer. Named after Bill Taylor, Taylors The Pioneer Clare Valley Shiraz 2012 is a blend of estate grown fruit from the family’s exceptional Clare Valley
JOIN US FOR DINNER WITH GUEST CHEF Nick Honeyman Five-course degustation dinner and a glass of Champagne. $120 per person Wines for sale by the bottle or glass. Thursday 4, Friday 5, Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 June 2015 only. Limited reservations. Book immediately via www.eventfinder.co.nz
Toi Toi Wines is pleased to present its first Marlborough ‘Pink’ Sauvignon Blanc Hidden Treasure, which will be available throughout Australia. The ‘hidden treasure’ in this Sauvignon Blanc is a splash of Pinot Noir, which gives the wine a beautiful rose blush and a light strawberry flavour twist. Toi Toi Wines was established in 2006
Dunedin’s new demonstration cookery kitchen has released its program until the end of the year with a focus on international food, the addition of kids and Christmas classes. Since opening in the middle of this year, Art of Cuisine has become popular with the city’s foodies, with its two two-hour demonstration cookery classes capped
Following a sell-out summer season in the South of France, chef Nick Honeyman is bringing his restaurant Le Petit Leon to Wanaka in January for four nights only. Found in small village of St Leon sur Vezere in Dordogne, Nick is a co-owner of Le Petit Leon which opens for only nine weeks every summer.
A demonstration at Dunedin’s new cookery school, Art of Cuisine is the perfect Christmas gift for foodies – and its one the person giving the gift may benefit from too! Art of Cuisine gift vouchers for its two-hour demonstration cookery classes provide an amazing present option for the foodie whose shelves are groaning with cookery
Wine lovers visiting Wanaka and its surrounds in January have the opportunity to taste the finest wines from the throughout the region at the inaugural Central Otago Cellar Door…
Taylors Estate and Promised Land ranges carry the Optimum Drinking Temperature Sensor – a temperature sensor that changes colour depending on the temperature of the wine. It turns green when the white wine is right to pour and fuchsia when red wines are at the perfect temperature.
Introducing Feast Wanaka – Central Otago’s new food and wine celebration – which kicks off with two events in January. The first is a pop up restaurant. Following a sell-out summer season in the South of France, chef Nick Honeyman is bringing his restaurant Le Petit Leon to Wanaka for four nights only. The second
The Winedub is an original 1958 split screen VW single cab pickup that has been fully restored over 15 months. Where a VW would usually have room for cargo, the Winedub’s precious cargo is the finest, quality New Zealand wine. Each of the 46 wines for tasting uses the famous Enomatic wine serving technology.