Gibson Bridge Botrytis Pinot Gris 2014 375ml $38 (3.5 stars)

March 2, 2018By Yvonne

Deep amber-coloured, this sticky treat is so named after the sixteen rows of pinot gris grapes that were left on the vine to succumb to the noble botrytis rot. It’s toffee’d and toasty and nutty and has roast apricot, fig and quince characters on the palate. If you have any cavities in your teeth, prepare … Read More

Yvonne Lorkin wine column for week beginning Sat 24th Feb 2018

February 24, 2018By Yvonne

As I type this column, the ferocity of Ex-Cyclone Gita is about bearing down on Marlborough, the engine room of our wine economy. In fact Marlborough grows the fuel which drives our industry, turning out 77% of New Zealand’s total wine production. Yet across New Zealand, tropical cyclones seem to have become all the more … Read More