Tasting Notes - 10 value pinots
Exclusive to VisitVineyards.com members, we bring you the first of fortnightly installments from the new release of Taste Food and Wine 2009. Authors Tyson Stelzer and Matthew Jukes say the troublesome 2007 vintage had a devastating effect on Pinot Noir quality, but here are 10 great value Pinots that made the cut. The wine beneath their wings at Yealands Family Wines
Yealands Family Wines has gained certification as New Zealand’s first Butterfly Friendly Organisation, by the Moths and Butterflies Trust of New Zealand (NZMBT). Nestled into Yealands’ vast Seaview vineyard in Marlborough is ‘Butterfly Gully’ which, for several years, has been planted with over 200 swan plants to attract monarch butterflies »Tasting Notes - Giesen Wines (Marlborough, NZ)
Giesen Wines, in the Wairau Valley in Marlborough, states its mission as making wines that people want to make. A mission they carry out with strength and character and determination to produce wines under three labels. Read tasting notes for the Estate Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc here »The season for chardonnay
'Tis the season to drink chardy, tra-la-la-la-la ... we've given you 12 delicious chardonnays - one for every day of Christmas.Tasting Notes: Big buck banger reds
Ever wonder what life is like when you're drinking above the $50 a bottle threshold? If these big buck banging reds don't get you dusting off your wallet, nothing will. Go on - winter's almost over and you deserve it.