Cicada Marlborough Gewurztraminer 2015 $25 (4 stars)

Crafted by Kevin Courtney and his team at Riverby Estate in Marlborough, this is a hot blooded, power gewürztraminer.  There’s nothing blousy here, just a magic melange of lychee, ginger, grain spirit and a flinty, dry-as-dry texture. If you’ve been hesitant to venture back to gewürztraminer because of sickly sweet memories from decades ago then […]

Yvonne Lorkin wine column for week beginning Sat 14 October 2017

When it comes to glassware, to bring out the best in my wine I’m a bit of a nut.  It’s got to be a good glass, and by good, I don’t mean expensive. It just has to have a decent bowl at the bottom so I can swirl the wine properly, I should be able […]

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