Twin Islands Marlborough Chardonnay Pinot Noir Brut NV

Twin Islands Marlborough Chardonnay Pinot Noir Brut NV $20  One of my favourite local sparkling wines full stop.  Lovely aromas of rising dough, almond meal and lemon pith.  With delicate bead and a vibrant mousse it is rich and mouthfilling, dry yet wholly satisfying.  Beautifully balanced with great persistence of flavour – make sure you […]

Is Purple Death the worst wine in the world?

There’s a bit of a survey making the rounds of the Twittersphere asking if Purple Death might be the worst wine ever made.  I think that’s a tad harsh.  Back when I was a teenager and it was the only thing I could afford that actually had any alcoholic strength; I thought it was pretty […]

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