Toño Hawke’s Bay Tempranillo 2014 $25 ★★★★

With aromas of dust-covered blackberries, fresh tamarillo and peppercorn characters followed by a palate oozing ripe berries and chocolate, stacks up to create slippery-smooth, flavoursome, local example of a Spanish superstar.  Juicy, vibrant and dangerously easy to drink.

Wine column week commencing 30th April, 2016

Sometimes when I’m in the supermarket wine aisle, I like to stand back and sneakily watch what people are buying and how they’re buying it.  Yes, it’s slightly creepy behavior I’ll admit, but it’s amazing the patterns that emerge.  There’s one group of people who appear to know exactly what they’ve come for and make […]

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