Category Archives: New Zealand wine

 I recently attended a huge riesling tasting, featuring lots of great Aussie wines, and also rieslings from around the world – including Germany of course, New Zealand, and US.  Below is a picture of the full lineup, which is prohibitively … Continue reading

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We recently attended a house-warming for friends of ours.  It’s a very nice new house, with an impressive cellar still being fitted out.  The evening was great fun, with a large and varied array of wines, some of which were superb.  … Continue reading

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I attended a fantastic wine tasting recently, showcasing some of NZ’s very best wines across an array of styles.  It was superbly organised, with wines served in flights, ample food, and a great group of people.  There was lots of … Continue reading

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Last night I shared dinner with a few friends at a local Italian restaurant, Lemoncello in West Pennant Hills.  We shared a mix of entrees and pasta, and then had our own mains – eye fillet cooked rare for me.  The … Continue reading

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