New Zealand Standouts

New Zealand Standouts

I taste a lot of wines day in and day out. Recently, I seem to have lots of New Zealand wine in my glass. Here is a round-up of some standouts that I highly recommend. Cheers! Neudorf Sauvignon Blanc 2017 $26  This wine has a spicy and vegetal note on the nose that...

Exploring New Zealand Through Wine

Exploring New Zealand Through Wine

There is a lot more to New Zealand wine than Sauvignon Blanc. Nothing wrong with New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, there is just a lot of it! The style can be homogenous, but there is some good juice coming out of New Zealand. I attended a fascinating luncheon and wine tasting in which Cameron Douglas, MS guided us through quite a flight of wines, paired expertly with a menu courtesy of Napa Valley Grille. This luncheon and tasting reminded me of the wide range of wines from New Zealand. Yes, there is plenty of basic and uninteresting Sauvignon Blanc, but there is also a wide selection of honest, regional wines available at many different price points.

Event Recap: New Zealand in a Glass

Event Recap: New Zealand in a Glass

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc is as ubiquitous as Napa Cab. You can find it at any store and on any wine list. Now I love New Zealand Sauv Blanc as much as the next girl, but the style does get a bit homogenous. That “Marlborough Lift” (which I speak about HERE) gives...

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