Central Otago Wine Tours Queenstown
by JakeT June 27, 2014

Hawkes Bay Syrah Tastings


Hawkes Bay is located on the eastern coast of the North Island and experiences some of the highest heat accumulation in the country. Hawkes Bay’s climate has been described as almost perfect for growing Syrah, and the Hawkes Bay Winegrowers Inc describe syrah as “the most exciting wine produced in the Hawkes Bay”. Hawkes Bay has a total winegrowing area of 4947ha, of which 34% […]

by JakeT October 1, 2013

Wine tasting is not complicated at all, and yet it is very complicated. You see to taste something you just put it in your mouth and your natural instincts do the rest, simple, if you like it you will like it and if it’s horrible you’ll spit it out immediately and involuntarily.

I once met a man who insisted that to truly taste something you must completely remove all sensory stimulants from your immediate environment – including and especially all […]

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