Imaginative bartenders, polo, literature and one structure’s particularly impressive claim; it’s been an eclectic week in the drinks industry.
Wine writer Matthew Jukes looks back on a decade of change in the country’s wine industry and offers predictions for its future.
With New Zealand’s 2013 grape harvest now well advanced, many producers are speaking about one of the best vintages in the country’s history.
Jane MacQuitty recommends a “stunning” Chablis, while Terry Kirby suggests a Cabernet Merlot with “a voluptuous palate” to drink on Australia Day.
Marlborough is emerging as one of the most exciting regions to watch for New Zealand Pinot Noir, according to a number of the country’s top producers.
Matthew Jukes is embarking on the second year of his 100 Best Australian Wines consumer road show.
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