Bellbird Spring Waipara Pinot Noir Rosé 2017 $26 (4 stars)

Guy Porter and his family are all hands on deck when it comes to making this unique style of rosé.  100% pinot noir grapes are crushed and fermented ultra-dry in old oak barrels to add to the complexity and character.  Mineral-driven, peppery, lipsmackingly dry – it’s a lean, clean style that’ll work beautifully with slabs […]

Yvonne Lorkin Wine Column for week beginning Sat 18th Nov 2017

If you fancy yourself as New Zealand’s next top wine star, then you may just want to take this newspaper article and squirrel yourself away somewhere secret and quiet to ponder your potential, because the Family of Twelve network of wineries has announced an extraordinary opportunity for the country’s wine professionals. Invitations will open on […]

Contact Me

Mobile: +64 21 379 877
Send me an email!

For information on how to submit wines for review Click here


Thirsty Work

Thirsty Work is now into its 4th series with episodes available to watch on demand
For info on how to view any of our previous series episodes please email me


Thirsty Work teaser