Esk Valley Hawke’s Bay Verdelho 2017 $19 (5 star)

Verdelho the famous white grape grown on the Portuguese island of Madeira where for aeons it’s been used in the production of sherry. In 1998 the team at Esk Valley planted some in the rock star region of the Gimblett Gravels and in 2002 Gordon Russell produced the very first kiwi version. This shiny new […]

Yvonne Lorkin Wine Column for Week beginning Sat Sept 30 2017

Like many industries, the wine fraternity faces the constant challenge of adapting to appeal to upcoming generations of wine fans, the consumers of the future in an age where the drinks industry is a scarily crowded and competitive market, the likes of which consumers have never seen before. However, wine has an advantage in that […]

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