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Scapegrace – Best London Dry Gin in the World

By | May 27th, 2019|Latest News, Scapegrace|

Source: Toast Mag PUBLISHED ON WED 22 AUG 2018 Kiwi brand Scapegrace has been named the world’s best gin at the International Spirits Awards in London Gin is exploding in popularity across the globe at the moment, so to be named the world’s best gin at the world’s most influential spirits competition would be a [...]

South African Wine Legend – Jeff Grier of Villiera

By | April 25th, 2019|Latest News, Villiera Wines|

Credit: Wines of South Africa Above the roof of Villiera’s tasting room is a cluster of demijohns filled with a liquid the colour of café au lait. The contents catch the light intermittently as the sun chases the clouds above, filtering down through the surrounding oaks. Cellarmaster Jeff Grier has colloquially called the rooftop assortment [...]

Kumeu River – Latest Review by Wine Advocate

By | March 8th, 2019|Kumeu River Wines, Latest News|

The biggest news at this consistent producer, improbably located on the outskirts of Auckland, is that the new releases include fruit from a Hawke's Bay vineyard purchased by the Brajkovich family two years ago. Originally developed by a partnership between Trinity Hill and the Loire's Jolivet family, the vineyard has allowed Kumeu River to make [...]

Piper-Heidsieck at the OSCARS

By | February 27th, 2019|Latest News, Piper Heisieck, Rare|

Best Actor - Rami Malek with a bottle of Rare 1998 Magnum to celebrate a well deserved win! popsugar 25.2.2019 It's hard to tell behind all the bubbles: either I'm have flashbacks from my early 20s clubbing days or Freddie Mercury Rami Malek sprayed Champagne everywhere after winning at the Oscars. The Bohemian Rhapsody actor went full Champagne Rami [...]

SAM NEILL: CENTRAL OTAGO IS ALMOST AT CAPACITY

By | February 21st, 2019|Latest News, Two Paddocks Wines|

Speaking to db at the Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration in Queenstown, Neill said that most of the best spots for the heartbreak grape have already been snapped up. “I don’t think Central Otago is going to get much bigger in terms of vines in the ground as Pinot Noir is such a finicky thing and there [...]

Everyone loves Thai food, how about wine?

By | December 19th, 2018|GranMonte Vineyard, Latest News|

Everyone loves Thai food, but what about the wines? Central Thailand winery is worth exploring Three of the best food-friendly wines from GranMonte, a pioneer in the Thai wine industry BY SARAH WONG 30 NOV 2018 The country’s cuisine is popular around the world but mention Thai wine and you will most likely be met with [...]

2018 Review at Northeast Wines

By | December 18th, 2018|Latest News|

Wow, it's has been a busy year for our team, click on the image below to get the full picture. We couldn't have done it without the support of our brands & clients - we'll see you in the new year!

XANADU’S CABERNET SAUVIGNON WINS AUSTRALIA’S MOST COVETED AWARD!

By | December 7th, 2018|Latest News, Xanadu|

We are thrilled to announce that our 2016 Xanadu Cabernet Sauvignon has been awarded the coveted Jimmy Watson Trophy… in wine circles, this is a winemaker equivalent of a Gold Logie, a World Cup or The Ashes. Winning this coveted award at the 2018 Royal Melbourne Wine Awards last night, our CEO & Group Winemaker [...]

Piper-Heidsieck: Most awarded Champagne House of the century

By | December 6th, 2018|Latest News, Piper Heisieck|

These 3 GOLD medals highlight the Piper-Heidsieck Wine Excellence and its status of the most awarded Champagne House of the century * Launched by the Champagne and sparkling wine writer and author Tom Stevenson, with the indispensable support and expertise of Essi Avellan MW and Dr Tony Jordan, the CSWWC is the first and only [...]

VIN DE CONSTANCE – BEST SWEET WINE IN THE WORLD AGAIN!

By | December 6th, 2018|Klein Constantia, Latest News|

We are proud to announce that our Vin de Constance 2014 has been awarded one of only 50 prestigious Best in Show trophies at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2018. This is in fact the second year in a row that we have taken top honours, with our Vin de Constance 2013 having won the [...]