Can New Zealand’s viticultural Eden produce excellence from every variety?
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Hawke's Bay: The Perfect Terroir?

by: Richard Hemming, MW

Can New Zealand’s viticultural Eden produce excellence from every variety?

Read more May 2020

Sicily is a raw, bucolic yet enchantingly beautiful island scattering with ancient ruins and inhabited by a feisty population who don’t think of themselves as Italians but proudly ‘Sicilian’.

Read more May 2020

The release of Cristal 2012, in early 2020, will be the first to have been farmed 100% biodynamically. It’s a tremendous moment in the landscape of prestige champagnes.

Read more March 2020

In the world of wine, there is no substitute for patience. The finest, most age-worthy bottles cannot be hurried or hastened to reach full maturity; nor can a vine’s age be accelerated to produce the complex and concentrated grapes for which ol...

Read more March 2020

The wines of France’s Jura region are gaining popular ground thanks to their producers’ emphasis on natural wine-making. They are also the focus of Vintec Club Australia’s first national tour of 2020.

Read more January 2020

Sancerre's darker side

by: Rebecca Gibb, MW

Pinot Noir was once the grape of Sancerre. Sauvignon Blanc has since taken over the mantle but the appellation's reds are impressive.

Read more January 2020

Thanks to its cool, maritime climate and hilly terrain, Tasmania’s potential has been harnessed for elegantly refined sparkling wine.

Read more December 2019

Exciting new regions across the globe are producing outstanding sparkling wines. Expand your palate on this whirlwind world tour where Champagne rarely gets a mention.

Read more December 2019

Many think that Napa is where most of California’s wine comes from but the truth is that there are numerous, notable regions and micro-regions literally surrounding the tech megalopolis we know as Silicon Valley.

Read more November 2019

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