2020 Harvest Report: New Zealand

Speaking with various winemakers and vineyard owners, 2020 looks to be a vintage never to be forgotten, given the…


The Bogle Legacy: The Bogle Brothers & Old Vine Zinfandel

For years, Bogle winemakers have sought out vines ranging in age from an astonishing 60 to 80 years old for the Old…


The Bogle Legacy: Jody Bogle & The Reserve Chardonnay

The Bogle Reserve Chardonnay is a tier higher than the Bogle we know and love, and offers the same core qualities that…


The Bogle Legacy: A Chardonnay That Knocks Our Socks Off

California is known for producing wines that really knock the socks off of any lucky drinker. Rich reds and flavoursome…


Staff Focus: Jean-Jacques Bourvis

"Columbia Crest could become our winery of the year 2020!!!"


Champagne Visits: Back to the Sources

"As a true Champenoise it was a real pleasure to go back to France and visit some of our Champagne Houses; my old…


Recipe: Grilled Marinated Flank Steak

In a small bowl, whisk together the barbecue sauce, wine and lemon juice until blended...


Recipe: Barbecued Prawns with Chili, Lime & Coriander

Put the garlic, lime juice, coriander and red chili in a food processor and pulse until chopped but not sludgy.


Recipe: Tabbouleh Salad with Pomegranate

Place bulgur wheat in a large heatproof bowl. Add the boiling water and set aside for 10 minutes to soak. Drain well.


Mountford Estate Trade Lunch

It all started around 10:30 on a rainy morning. We gathered as a group while waiting for our driver to take us on a…