Zephyr MKI Marlborough Rosé 2020

August 31, 2020By Yvonne

Zephyr MKI Marlborough Rosé 2020 $33.99 Hop on the Google machine, type in ‘morganite’, and that, my friend is the colour-twin of this shiny-new, eye-poppingly pretty, certified organic rosé. Crafted by Ben Glover, from pinot noir fruit grown on their Dillons Point property in Marlborough, it’s a deliciously dry, mineral-powered spice-fest of a rosé that … Read More

Zephyr MKIII Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019

August 29, 2020By Yvonne

Zephyr MKIII Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019 $33 If you’re expecting a simple splash of bog-standard, sweet passionfruit, peach and par-for-the-course capsicum, then you’ve cruised into the wrong cul-de-sac, my friend. This wine is yellow diamond-bright and scented with oodles of lemongrassy intensity, layers of lemon and lime, buckets of basil and mountains of minerally, quartzy … Read More

Zephyr Marlborough Chardonnay 2019

August 13, 2020By Yvonne

Zephyr Marlborough Chardonnay 2019 $31.99 This bright like a yellow diamond 2019 release is one that any chardonnay fan will enjoy I’m sure.  That’s because it’s just darn yummy, beautifully balanced, fat and juicy, with a bit of smokiness, ripe grapefruit flavours and buckets of baked nectarine and creamy, crushed almond, characters.  There’s a lovely … Read More

MKIII Zephyr Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018

May 11, 2020By Yvonne

MKIII Zephyr Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018 $33.99 Named after the Mark III Ford of the same brand, a sleek, 15ft long vehicle that made up for its lack of legroom with lashings of ladykilling style.  Such a fan is winemaker Ben Glover of this motor, that he named his own, limited edition sauvignon blanc after … Read More

Zephyr Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019

May 11, 2020By Yvonne

Zephyr Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019 $22 If you’re looking for a womp-bop-a-loo-bop, tutti-frutti, my boy lollipop sauvigon blanc, then you’re on the wrong karaoke mic my friend, because this bottle of Ben Glover-grown gorgeousness is on the saucy but subtle side.  Think lemongrass, baby basil, pea pods and lemon zest, it’s acidity has just the … Read More

Zephyr Marlborough Pinot Gris 2019

May 11, 2020By Yvonne

Zephyr Marlborough Pinot Gris 2019 $23 With its soft, rose-gold hue, quince, 5-spice and fresh pear aromatics and its zesty, perky mid-palate, it’s a beautifully balanced, fresh and frisky style of pinot gris that’ll have the whole table buzzing from the first pour (that’s if you’re up for sharing it).  Clean, perky and heaving with … Read More

Zephyr Marlborough Riesling 2019

April 19, 2020By Yvonne

Zephyr Marlborough Riesling 2019 $30 Reviewd for dish Magazine and paired with Prawn Chorizo Chilli Pasta Balance out all that powerful smoky spice of the chorizo and chilli with the gorgeous Zephyr Marlborough Riesling 2019 ($30) because it douses your tastebuds in refreshing apple, lime, honeysuckle and peach. It’s the perfect thing to cleanse, tone … Read More

Zephyr Marlborough Pinot Noir 2018

April 14, 2020By Yvonne

Zephyr Marlborough Pinot Noir 2018 $29.99 Hands up if fresh strawberries, fresh, squinty rhubarb and fresh cherries are something you’d like all up in your cakehole?  Well fret not, the pinot noir equivalent of special agent John Wick unleashing a hail of flavoursome weaponry upon thee.  Ben Glover is the winemaker at the helm of … Read More

Zephyr Marlborough Gewürztraminer 2019

March 27, 2020By Yvonne

Zephyr Marlborough Gewürztraminer 2019 $29 West of the Gin Wharf and the Whitebait Pozzie, on the Northside of the Opawa River, lies the Stopbank Block, and that’s where the Glover family have their gewürztraminer grapevines growing in deep, Kaiapoi silt loam soils.  Back in 1988 Owen Glover began converting the family dairy farm to vineyards … Read More