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South African vineyard uses Indian runner ducks control pests sustainably

  Now this is my kind of sustainable pest control, ducks!! Check out article on Dominion Post online http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/africa/80509549/south-african-vineyard-uses-indian-runner-ducks-control-pests-sustainably

Ipoh Dreaming… on a Chinese New Year’s Day

I have been coming to the town of Ipoh for almost 20 years now and yet it still remains an enigma to… read more

Marlborough Rising – Wellingtons other ‘local’ Wine Region

Reflecting on the brilliant and bountiful Wellington on a Plate festival held recently, I had the opportunity of frequenting the pop-up Match… read more

Richard the Great…Mate

Had lunch today at Nikau Cafe Wellington with my good buddy Richard Genn, legendary chef ex-Aman resorts and one of the best… read more

Following our Sommelier of the Year Asia on her New Zealand vineyard tour – Ata Rangi visit

Our intrepid Sommelier of the Year Asia, Khun Cha, spent the day with Phyll Pattie and Clive Paton at Ata Rangi in… read more

Sam Neill of Two Paddocks debut in Singapore
Two Paddocks Sam Neill Singapore Debut

Unparalleled, sensuous Pinot Noir perfectly matched to Peking Duck at Imperial Treasure on October 20th 2010 Acclaimed actor, Sam Neill, is equally… read more

The Sommelier’s Palate – Jörn Kleinhans, Sommelier/Owner of The Wine Elite Sommelier Company, Orange County, California

(pronounced suh-mal-‘yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials… read more

Marlborough Pinot Noir Rising

Reflecting on my New Zealand visit earlier in February this year, primarily to attend the Pinot Noir New Zealand Celebration 2013 (www.pinotnz.co.nz)… read more

The Sommelier’s Palate – Meet Fabien Lainé from the Faraway Norwegian fjords, our most intrepid Sommelier and incurable ‘wandering’ palate

(pronounced suh-mal-‘yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials… read more

The Sommelier’s Palate – Andrea Fasan, Head Sommelier and wine buyer at La Petite Maison, London

“Morey Saint Denis ‘Clos des Montluisants’ 2001 Ponsot (such unique wine made from Aligote) and Salmon sushi, an incredible pairing!” Sommelier Andrea… read more

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