Joiy Sparkling Riesling NV

December 1, 2015By Yvonne

Joiy Sparkling Riesling NV (4x250ml) $25 ★★★ Bees, butterflies, exotic birds and mythical creatures adorn the storybook-ish, duck-egg blue label of this riesling-based wine spritzer.  It’s been on the market for a couple of years and is going gangbusters according to winemaker Chris Archer.  Twist the cap, pour and you’re met with sweet, musky stonefruit, … Read More

Wine Stories

November 21, 2015By Yvonne

Published NZME Regional Newspapers Sat 21 Nov 2015   Homage Returns November 20th sees Trinity Hill release its flagship syrah, Homage 2013 ($120), the first Homage to be released since 2010.  Known now as one of the top red wines New Zealand’s ever produced, full-stop, (except I put a comma there) it comes out with … Read More