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March 15, 2010

This week’s column will focus on a variety that has become increasingly popular with wine consumers in recent years—Pinot Gris. Pinot Gris is essentially the white variant of Pinot Noir and is easy to spot on the vines, as the grapes have a unique pinkish/greyish/bluish colour. The variety is versatile and capable of producing weight […]

March 8, 2010

Before I get into this week’s column, I thought I’d give you a quick heads up: Pak’N’Save Kilbirnie currently has some epic wine specials on the go. My pick of the lot is the Woodthorpe Chardonnay from the acclaimed Hawke’s Bay producer, Te Mata winery. This is currently being sold at $13.98, which is amazing […]

March 1, 2010

In last week’s column I mentioned that, being the month of February, it is a fantastic time to give the white wine varietals some much deserved attention. With it being the first week of semester, alcohol purchasing is more likely to be frantic and on a bulk scale. Instead of picking up the cheapest and […]

February 22, 2010

The university year is about to commence and the desire to obtain wine should undoubtedly be the top priority on every student’s list at this time of year. The month of February is a great time to give the white wine varietals some attention, as the warmer conditions demand wines that are lighter in body […]

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