Semi-regularly I chat about wine with Jesse Mulligan on RNZ Afternoons 


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Friday 29 August 2014

The Selections: Thornbury Hawke’s Bay Merlot 2013 $14 Bodegas Aragonesas Coto De Hayas Crianza 2011 $16 Mudbrick Reserve Waiheke Island Chardonnay 2013 $40-$50 Listen

Friday 22 August 2014
Wine writer and TV presenter, Yvonne Lorkin joins us now and has a wine match for Phillip Kraal’s dish. Listen

Friday 15 August 2014
Cheap and Cheerful – Old Coach Road Nelson Pinot Noir 2012 $10-$14, Mid Price magic – Brancott Estate Special Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 $19, Treat Yourself – Te Mata Cape Crest 2013 $29 Listen

Friday 1st August 2014
The Selections: Cheap and Cheerful Old Coach Road ‘Lighter’ Sauvignon Blanc 2014 $10-14 Mid Price Magic Sacred Hill HALO Marlborough Pinot Gris 2013 $24 Treat Yourself Te Kairanga John Martin Pinot Noir 2013 $50 Listen

Friday 18 July 2014 Listen

Friday 4 July 2014 Listen

Friday 20 June 2014
Cheap and Cheerful: Wise Owl Hooting White 2013 $12, Mid Priced Magic: Craggy Range Te Muna Road Sauvignon Blanc 2013 $23, Treat Yourself: Unison Vineyard Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2010 $52 Listen

Friday 6 June 2014
Cheap and Cheerful Shingle Peak Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2013 $10 (supermarket special) Mid Price Magic Mount Brown Waipara Sauvignon Blanc 2013 $14 Treat Yourself Cloudy Bay Marlborough Chardonnay 2012 $39 Listen

Friday 23 May 2014
Cheap n Cheerful: Wild River Waipara Riesling 2011 $14 (online), Mid Price Magic: Tony Bish Fat n Sassy Chardonnay 2013 $23, Treat Yourself: Pegasus Bay Aria Late-Picked Riesling 2012 $37 Listen 

Friday 9 May 2014
Yvonne’s wine match is the shiny new Selaks Reserve Marlborough Pinot Gris 2013, because it has lovely aromas of poached quince, nashi pear and hints of grilled peach – all good things that go superbly well with pork. Listen 

Thursday 24 April 2014
Cheap and Cheerful: Jacob’s Creek White Blend $13, Mid Price Magic: Charles Wiffen Marlborough Gewurztraminer 2010 $19.50, Treat Yourself: Coopers Creek Saint John Hawke’s Bay Malbec 2011 $26. Listen

Thursday 17 April 2014
Cheap and Cheerful: Putiki Bay ‘Rocky Knoll’ Waiheke Island Pinot Gris 2012, Mid Price Magic: Wild South Marlborough Chardonnay 2013, Treat Yourself: Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2013. Listen 

Friday 4 April 2014
The Picks – Cheap and Cheerful: Alpine Valley Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2013 $10-12, Mid Price Magic: Charles Wiffen Marlborough Pinot Gris 2013 $19, Treat Yourself: Dog Point Marlborough Pinot Noir 2011 $42 Listen

Friday 21 March 2014
Cheap and Cheerful Vidal Estate White Label Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2013 $10 -$16 Mid Price Magic Saint Clair Premium Marlborough Chardonnay (Black Label) 2013 $14.99 on special Treat Yourself Tohu Single Vineyard Marlborough Pinot Noir 2012 $27 Listen

Friday 14 March 2014
Wyndham Bin 555 Sparkling Shiraz NV Main Divide Waipara Valley Pinot Gris 2013 Amisfield Lowburn Terrace Riesling 2010 Listen

Friday 7 March 2014
Picks – Villa Maria Private Bin East Coast Viognier 2013 $11.99, Seifried Estate Nelson Gewürztraminer 2013 $14, Mud House ‘N’ Block Central Otago Pinot Noir 2010 $50. Listen

Friday 19th October 2012

It’s not what we’re drinking, it’s how … Listen

Friday 21st September 2012

Fantastic weekend bargains Listen

Friday 9th September 2011

Rugby World Cup Wines Listen

Friday 26th August 2011

It’s all about the Big Red’s!  Dolcetto from Nelson, Montepulciano from Hawke’s Bay Listen

Friday 12 August 2011
Nelson’s First XI wine competition, All Black Riesling and all sorts other recommendations Listen

Friday 29 July 2011
Lawsons legends etc…Yvonne’s wine recommendations for the week… Listen

Friday 15 July 2011
It’s Wine Competition Season so let’s get amongst it… Yvonne’s wine recommendations for the week Listen

Friday 1 July 2011
Hawke’s Bay beats Bordeaux and Yvonne’s wine recommendations for the week Listen

Friday 20 May 2011
Armageddon Wines – What would you have a glass of before the world ends? Listen

Friday 6 May 2011
Yvonne has a selection ranging from the cheap and cheerful through to the more expensive and also has a special selection for Mothers Day. (16′42″) Listen

Friday 8 April 2011
Wine columnist Yvonne Lorkin shares her wine recommendations. (12′24″) LIsten

Friday 28 January 2011
Yvonne’s choices include Jackman Ridge Shiraz, Wither Hills Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and Akarua Bannockburn Reserve Pinot Noir. (11′42″) Listen