Top Bar

Menu

New Zealand

My Weekend Magazine Christmas Wine Special – unedited and full stockist list!

Daily Mail Article

 BUMPER CHRISTMAS WINE SELECTION IN WEEKEND MAGAZINE Here are my favourite Christmas wines for 2013.  Splash out and spoil yourself on these beauties.  More sweet wines and also my favourite fortified wines follow next week. Sparkling &Champagne NV Marie Demets, Brut, Champagne, France (£285.00 per case of 12 bottles with free delivery UK mainland (£23.75 […]

Continue Reading

2012 Jules Taylor, Grüner Veltliner, Marlborough, New Zealand

MoneyWeek Article

2012 Jules Taylor, Grüner Veltliner, Marlborough, New Zealand (£14.95, Uncorked tel. 020 7638 5998 & www.uncorked.co.uk; Handford tel. 020 7589 6113 & www.handford.net).  I was asked to present a flight of New Zealand and Austrian Grüners at an aromatic symposium in Nelson (South Island of NZ), earlier this year, to a gathering of the world’s […]

Continue Reading

2011 Zephyr, Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand

MoneyWeek Article

2011 Zephyr, Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand (approx. £15.00, Bacchanalia tel. 01223 315034 & www.winegod.co.uk; DeFINE Food & Wine tel. 01606 882101 & www.definefoodandwine.com; www.theknottedvine.com).  Forty years ago, on the 24th August 1973, the first vines (of the modern era) were planted at Brancott Estate (formerly Montana), in Marlborough. Since then, as you will be […]

Continue Reading

5 Spectacular Wines with a full list of stockists

Daily Mail Article

A stunning line up of spectacular wines. 2012 Brancott Estate, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand (£9.29, reduced to 2 for £10, until 23 April, Tesco). Montana is dead long live Brancott and the facelift and name change is reflected in the brilliance of this lime-bomb of a sauvignon blanc.  At this deal Brancott is categorically […]

Continue Reading