Bridget Jones and Rebecca Gibb, MW

By Andrew Donaldson
Bridget Jones and Rebecca Gibb, MW

Why would I ever promote a pair of reviews where both our wines scored less than 90 points?  Particularly when they are about a contender for the best vintage we've released to date.  It's a fair question but my response is that this points business is no science - and neither it should be.  In fact, after taking a few brickbats along with our share of bouquets I don't really focus on the points anymore (There is no such thing as a 100 point wine either - beauty is in the eye of the beholder and I still think that the Mona Lisa's...

IWC Sustainability Trophy; second time in three years.

By Andrew Donaldson
IWC Sustainability Trophy; second time in three years.
It’s official, Central Otago pinot noir cannot be beaten for its world class wine, with akitu taking out consecutive wins at the world’s most influential wine awards, last night.

New Zealand Pinot Noir for your cellar, Anne Krebiehl - Decanter Magazine

By Andrew Donaldson
New Zealand Pinot Noir for your cellar, Anne Krebiehl - Decanter Magazine
The land of the long white cloud is an essential port of call for all Pinot lovers on their quest for the perfect glassful. Here, Anne Krebiehl MW selects 20 of her current favourites that combine the ethereal appeal of the great Burgundy grape with New Zealand's island individuality...

IWC: Three entries, three gold, eight trophies.

By Andrew Donaldson
IWC: Three entries, three gold, eight trophies.
We’ve just heard that, as well as picking up our second NZ Pinot Noir trophy we’ve also been awarded their 2018 New Zealand Red Wine Trophy.