Hawkshead: A Nod to Nature

D&N and Hawkshead go way back. We’ve been working with this fine Central Otago producer for several years and are…


A Half Dozen Rosés Sure to Woo Your Special Someone

Valentines Day is coming up - is there a more classic present than a bunch of roses? We want to switch it up in 2019…


Staff Focus: Michael Hanna

Kicking off our monthly staff favourite series is our resident 'unicorn' wine enthusiast, Michael. "In my opinion the…


Bringing in 2019 with Wine, Sunsets & Tropical Islands

Another year, and another celebration of good food, wine and island life at Vomo in Fiji. We worked through the…


Festive Picks: Armand de Brignac ‘Ace of Spades’ Gold Brut Champagne

“The nose is full of flavours and rich with notes of white flowers and crème patissière. However, the palate is crisp,…


Festive Picks: 2016 Ogier Côtes du Rhone Blanc

Pure golden straw colour in the glass. On the nose; subtle hints of delicate flowers (rose, peony,) harmonize with…


Festive Picks: 1995 Chateau Climens

“A butterscotch, dried pineapple, kumquat and wax-resin bouquet that is well defined and now fully open for business.…


Festive Picks: 2015 Vincent Carême L’Ancestrale

Delicate and creamy on the palate with a long, lingering finish. The nose holds hints of toastiness and white fruits.


Festive Picks: 2013 Ferreira Late Bottled Vintage Porto

This is a dry, dark and dense wine. It has concentrated tannins and intense fruit that gives power. Spice tones, a hint…


Festive Picks: 2018 Bohemian The Dancer Rosé

Soft entry to the stage, with cool, fresh acidity that drives the red berry and floral characters across the palate.…