Church Road TOM Syrah 2014 $200 (5 stars)

That’s correct.  Two.  Hundred.  Dollars.  But think about the last thing you spent $200 on and I guarantee it won’t be anywhere near as satisfying and succulent as this wine.  The syrah fruit was sourced from Bridge Pa (just sublime syrah dirt there) and immediately you’re hit with the most exotic, alluring perfume of soft […]

Yvonne Lorkin wine column for week beginning Sat Nov 25th 2017

The man with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the New Zealand wine industry, the man lovingly referred to as the high wizard of wine writing, the Gandalf of good grog-buying if you will, is Michael Cooper.  And this week he’s released the 2018 Buyer’s Guide to New Zealand Wines, the 25th edition.  Twenty fifth!  I think […]

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