Sparkly review: Johanneshof Cellars Blanc de Blancs NV

They say don’t judge a book by its cover, and I say don’t judge this wine by its label.  This is an elegant sparkling from Johanneshof Cellars – a tiny boutique winery in Marlborough – if you want to get really specific, Koromiko near Blenheim. They hand pick their grapes,  a good sign that they take a ‘hands on’ approach to their winemaking.  Edel Everling … Continue reading Sparkly review: Johanneshof Cellars Blanc de Blancs NV

Feijoa Wine, it’s special.

The All Blacks are looking pretty good in the Rugby World Cup so I’ve gotten all emotional and decided to feature a wine that’s very special to me (and possibly thousands of kiwis). It’s Lothlorien Feijoa wine, made with Feijoas!  New Zealanders hold a special place in their hearts for this unusual fruit, and many families have a backyard has a tree which fruits abundantly … Continue reading Feijoa Wine, it’s special.