2011 marks the first wines from Folium Vineyard, a project established by Japanese-born winemaker Takaki Okada. Must be something between Japan and New Zealand with now a few established producers coming from similar background. Okada worked at Clos Henri, but with the help of finance from Japanese colleagues managed to secure an 8 hectare vineyard [...]
United States-based internationally acclaimed professor of economics and founder of Mt. Beautiful Wines/Teece Family Vineyards, David Teece, is "absolutely delighted" that efforts to promote U.S. - New Zealand relations have been officially recognised. Professor Teece, who is also a successful entrepreneur and consultant, has received a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services regarding New Zealand-United States relations.
Steadily rising export prices for New Zealand wine combined with a lift in the size of this year's vintage are bringing a collective sigh of relief to our beleaguered wine industry. The latest industry statistics show the average FOB (free on board - the price the exporter receives before shipping) price for wine exports has risen steadily over the past three quarters and was $ 8.24 a litre in the latest March quarter, the highest it has been since March 2011.
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2009 Raats Family Chenin Blanc , , $ 22: Mild and fruity with gentle floral aromas and a round body.
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I love a good batch of mussels, and these were delicious. I would never have thought of adding lychees, but it made for a nice flavor combination. …
WELLINGTON, New Zealand—A fish restaurant in New Zealand seemed an odd place to discuss a war that took place several thousand miles away and several decades ago, but there we were: Sea bream was served, sauvignon blanc was poured, the rain drummed down outside, and I listened while three septuagenarians smiled, laughed, and told me of the unimaginable tragedy they had lived through as children.
…brand plans to launch "Flight", a version with less alcohol that is already on sale in New Zealand.
Jacob's Creek Cool : This range of drinks was launched in 2011 and made from grapes harvested at night, according to its creator . The sparkling and rosé wine as much as and have less calories than other options available in the market.
Wine Skinny : It was created thinking of all …
…wine pour for $ 24.95. Guests can select any of the seven Small Plates including: New Zealand Petite Lamb Chops ( pistachio-mint pesto, " F17" sauce, polenta fries); Fleming's Lobster Tempura (soy-ginger dipping sauce, arugula, jicama salad); Colossal Shrimp Skewers (chimichurri dipping sauce, fennel citrus salad); New Bedford Scallops ( Meyer lemon-honey glaze, carrots, green beans, asparagus); Sliced Filet Mignon (shiitake risotto, chili oil, porcini …
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Cheers to good ideas, wherever they originate.
…wineries as well as some small contingents from, , and New Zealand. This year, we rounded up 14 producers - small and large - to spend some time with us discussing all things .
Join us for Part 3 of 3, as we talk with: Brian Vais of Bailiwick, Clare Carver of Big Table Farm, Chad Richard of Furthermore, Jon Grant of Couloir, andof / .
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