Forrest Wines Marlborough Semillon 2021

January 16, 2023By Yvonne

Forrest Wines Marlborough Semillon 2021 $28 Up until 2021, it had been 10 years between bottlings of Forrest semillon in a classic, dry style. I was beginning to think it’d never happen again. Oh the horror! Like Wellington on a good day, nothing beats Marlborough semillon in a great vintage, and this is absolute proof. … Read More

Forrest Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2022

November 21, 2022By Yvonne

Forrest Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2022 $25 Paired with: Annabel Langbein’s Harvest Vegetable Tart with chia oat pastry NZ Herald Canvas Nov 26 2022 Pair this farmers market in a pie with a citrus-stacked, herbaceously hefty white wine like the classic Forrest Sauvignon. Night-harvested grapes sourced from four vineyards located around Renwick in the Wairau Valley … Read More

Forrest Estate Marlborough Albariño 2022

September 20, 2022By Yvonne

Forrest Estate Marlborough Albariño 2022 $28 Ultra-vibrant nectarine, apple, lime and white peach will up and punch you in the kisser with every sip. The acidity is whipcrack sharp, like swallowing a sword, yet the underlying citrus and peachy plushness smooths and soothes it all out. It’s like an incredibly tasty exfoliation for your oesophagus … Read More

Forrest Estate Marlborough Grüner Veltliner 2021

September 8, 2021By Yvonne

Forrest Estate Marlborough Grüner Veltliner 2021 $28 This classic Austrian grape has clearly found a happy home with the good folk at Forrest in Marlborough’s Wairau Valley. Perfumed with apple blossom, lemon pith, peach and pepper and packed with refreshing nashi and lime and laced with elderflower, it’s a cleansing, textural, deliciously dry wine with … Read More

TONIGHT ON THIRSTY WORK!

September 12, 2012By Yvonne

CRUMBS!  WE ARE UP TO EPISODE 5 ALREADY – WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?? Tonight it’s Wairau – Wai not? 9.30pm tonight on FoodTV We crisscross the country with Mr Million-Miles-An-Hour Dr John Forrest and get all medieval on it with the lads from Renaissance Brewing.  Old Mout Cider is on our radar – and … Read More

Tatty Bogler Central Otago Pinot Gris 2011

July 23, 2012By Yvonne

Tatty Bogler by Forrest Estate Central Otago Pinot Gris 2011 $25  Wow!  Prepare for a burst of juicy white peach, nashi pear and coconut ice confection on the nose and an absolutely gorgeous splash of sweetness, clean, refreshing acidity and rich, mouthcoating magic on the palate.  This is a superb example of the heights pinot … Read More