Asia Noir

September 10, 2013 Darren Gall 0

There is no written law that decries you must drink a certain wine with a certain dish or, that wine consumption has to be accompanied by any food at all. There are also no laws […]

Noir – The Heart of Darkness

August 22, 2013 Darren Gall 0

“Maya, Indian goddess of illusions, siren of shipwrecked sailors; if only you lactated Pinot Noir, you’d be perfect.”  Miles to Maya in the movie ‘Sideways’. Pinot Noir is the ultimate Diva of the wine world: […]

Moscato Magic

August 19, 2013 Darren Gall 0

  Light, playful, soft and all tingly on your tongue, moscato wine is like a refreshing, delightful little spa for your palate and a sure way to inject in the fun. The Piedmonte area of […]

The Duke of Duck

August 19, 2013 Darren Gall 0

Last year, Villa Maria Estate celebrated its 50th vintage; its first vintage, back in 1962 was off a single acre of grapes, vinified in a small shed in suburban Auckland. Today, Villa Maria has vineyards […]

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