The latest issue of our magazine is available to download (you have to click on the main title to be taken to the page to be able to download the magazine).
As the mother of three small children it’s been a while since I was the one on the receiving end of a telling off, yet that was exactly what I got during an otherwise most excellent pub dinner in London’s Highgate. Those of you who know me will not be surprised to hear the person dishing… Read More »
New Zealand is reknown for its mercurial climate, with frosts, tropical storms, extreme winds and drought keeping viticulturists and winemakers the length of the country on their toes. While most seem resigned to dealing with Mother Nature, it has always struck me that Waitaki seems to take pride, and actively promote itself, as being the… Read More »
Attending an MW Education Seminar is hard work. Most of the students wouldn’t have sat for 10 hours a day in a classroom for some time and the stress of five days packed with formal blind wine tastings, intense theory sessions and lectures from renowned experts (Jean Guillaume Prats and Professor Dr Monika Christmann this year)… Read More »
The modern wine industry should be able to evolve quickly and even regions and producers full of history and tradition have learned to adapt and innovate to respond to external pressures, be they climate, market or consumer driven. As a wine commentator and educator, one of the best (and most challenging) things about working with wine… Read More »