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

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…


Staff Focus: Matt Haussrer

"This month has seen me salivating at the release of Mountford Estate's 2014 Hommage a l'Alsace, a unique tribute to…


Introducing “Les Merveilleux Producteurs”

We have put together a marvellous line-up of 12 natural, organic or biodynamic wines from the Dhall & Nash portfolio…


Staff Focus: Tori Haysom

Continuing our monthly staff favourite series is our bubbly Auckland Account Manager, Tori. "This wine is too good to…


Vintage Billecart-Salmon Masterclass with Sebastien Papin

The NV Premier Cru Sous Bois, the NV Blanc de Blancs and the Cuvèe Nicolas François were the top scorers and favourites…


Flowers: Wilderness Winemakers

The extreme Sonoma Coast is not a place for the light-hearted. Rugged terrain, ethereal mist, towering cliffs and…


Staff Focus: Owen Wood

Continuing our monthly staff favourites series is our Central Otago/Southland representative, Owen. "When there's snow…


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…