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  • Forget rugby hunks and celebrities – Prime Minister John Key is the man Kiwis would most like to ring in the New Year with, according to new research. The finding was released today as part of the Mud House Wine Survey* – an independent study which looked at New Zealanders’ attitudes towards the consumption of wine.
    Article - 2010-12-20 10:40
  • The 2009 Wild South Riesling has gained the coveted Cuisine stamp of approval in their New Zealand Riesling Tasting, which entitles the wine to wear the Recommended by Cuisine sticker. From a total of 103 wines, John Belsham and his panel awarded the Wild South Riesling four stars and Best Buy; full results of the tasting are published in the March issue of Cuisine, now available on shelves.
    Article - 2011-02-17 09:30
  • Toi Toi Brookdale Reserve Pinot Gris 2010 has been awarded a Blue-Gold Medal and hasbeen selected as one of the Top 100 wines of the Sydney International Wine Competition 2011,which held its 30th Anniversary Award Ceremony and Presentation Banquet last Saturday, 26February, at Sydney’s Shangri La Hotel. The Sydney International Wine Competition is judged with food and this year the Pinot Griswas tasted with delicate Crab Rice Paper Rolls. “Our strategy is to make quality food friendly
    Article - 2011-03-01 12:30
  • Jacob’s Creek will be moving to regional appellation on its Reserve range of wines from July 2011 across its key international markets. The new Jacob’s Creek Reserve offering will focus on three key wine regions being Barossa, Coonawarra and Adelaide Hills, and the new wines will reflect the distinct personality of each region through the chosen grape variety.
    Article - 2011-06-16 09:00
  • Two Golds and a Silver are the latest medals recognising the high quality of Hawkshead wines grown and produced in Central Otago. The Hawkshead 2009 Pinot Noir took Gold at the prestigious San Francisco International Wine Competition 2011 while Hawkshead 2009 Bannockburn Pinot Noir and Hawkshead 2010 Riesling scooped Gold and Silver medals respectively at the Auckland-based International Spiegelau Wine Competition in June.
    Article - 2011-07-25 17:01
  • Yealands Estate has been awarded three gold medals in the 2011 New Zealand International Wine Show. Yealands Estate won favour with the panel of judges for its Yealands Estate Single Vineyard Awatere Pinot Gris 2010, Yealands Estate Single Vineyard Awatere Sauvignon Blanc 2011 and Peter Yealands Premium Selection Marlborough Riesling 2011. Yealands Estate winemaker Tamra Washington is delighted with the recognition.
    Article - 2011-08-24 17:00
  • Following a rigorous weekend of judging, Whitehaven Marlborough Gewurztraminer 2010 has been awarded the Supreme Champion Wine In Show Trophy at the 2011 International Aromatic Wine Competition.
    Article - 2011-10-12 17:00
  • Central Otago vineyard Mondillo is racking up wins as the last few bottles of its previous vintage are served at the very best tables and the newly released vintage finds early favour.
    Article - 2011-10-19 13:00
  • Summer is the season for outdoor food and wine events in New Zealand, and this year a worldwide movement embracing this - The Summer of Riesling is set to captivate the country. The movement includes an array of tastings, dinner and events all dedicated to the white wine riesling - and only riesling. Summer of Riesling The Summer of Riesling first began at Terroir Wine Bar in the East Village of New York City in 2008, as an attempt to get guests to try the noble grape.
    Article - 2011-12-23 18:00
  • Auckland’s restaurants are alive and well and like Aucklanders themselves are as diverse and sophisticated as anywhere in the world. Last year we dined at some of Auckland’s most celebrated establishments and for devoted foodies that still get a buzz about eating great food it’s fabulous to see so many new additions to Auckland’s dining out scene.    
    Article - 2012-01-24 12:19