Words, wines & wonders – From reviews and wine profiles from our extensive portfolio to team updates, events and regional travels.

Meet Armando from Our Local Italian Eatery

I want to tell you about my local Italian restaurant. The first time I walked in there I remember feeling like this is…


A Vino Italiano Extravaganza

Our selection of Italian wines truly shone at the largest gathering of Italian wines ever to be held in New Zealand…


Staff Focus: Aimée Hopwood

"The ultimate embodiment of freshness! Just so yummy"


The Race of a Lifetime

Our Promotions Coordinator Lucille Antoine shares her story about fighting for cause very close to her heart...


Eat Drink Love Ponsonby: Sapphire Series Events

Three collaborative events as part of the Eat Drink Love Ponsonby Sapphire Series.


Staff Focus: Laura O’Loughlin

"One of the most iconic Champagnes with a reputation that precedes itself..."


Celebrating Burgundy Premier Cru

We held two outstanding dinners on the same evening for our Burgundy Premier Cru events – one at the iconic Pacifica in…


Mollydooker: The Ultimate Wow-Inducing, Crowd-Pleasing Favourite

A powerhouse in every sense of the word, Mollydooker has been a crowd-pleasing, wow-inducing, glass-filling favourite…


Staff Focus: John Filmer

"This is a lovely, fresh Shiraz from Philip Shaw's high altitude Koomooloo Vineyard on the slopes of extinct volcano…


The Ins and Outs of Burgundy Crus

This month we continue the endless journey that is Burgundy wine! The more one learns, the more one realises how much…


Staff Focus: Sweetha Shetty

"It is so hard to pick just one wine from our portfolio... they all are so exclusive and yummilicious!!"


“Les Merveilleux Producteurs” Natural Wine-Matched Dinner

Last month we hosted an exclusive natural wine-matched dinner at Ponsonby's daring restaurant, Orphans Kitchen. We…