TW Wines Gisborne Verdelho 2014 $25 (3.5 stars)

Anita Ewart-Croy is a bit of a verdelho vixen if I do say so myself. Extremely rare in New Zealand, it’s a variety that’s the signature white grape of Portugal and it’s used to make those awesomely ageworthy, luxuriously sweet Madiera’s. Anita however, turns the Tietjen Witters fruit into a dry and mineral-focused style with […]

Yvonne Lorkin Wine Column week beginning Sat 3rd March 2018

When I first really started to get into wine it was back in 1993. I was at University in Christchurch and I got a job waitressing at a restaurant on Cashel Street. It was called Bardelli’s and it was the place to be seen. A dark, broody, moody space it was and with the entire […]

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