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The Wild Side of Central Otago

First Published on Robert Parker Wine Journal Dec 6 2016 There’s something about venison that brings out the hunger for the wild… read more

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

Shalom Chin – Provence blog Part 1 – La Vie en Rosé

Thoughts about Rosé. An introduction to Provence. Part 1 of the series. The south of France holds many surprises. Firstly, I must… read more

Legendary Australian Winemaker Trevor Mast

Trevor is an official legend of Australian wine, but what many remember most is his generosity in every sense of the word. This is an opportunity to repay him and… read more

Duncan Forsyth – Peking Duck and “The Day of Pigs”…

Here we are at Imperial Treasure Super Peking Duck, yes for the second time this week, but it was imperative that I… read more

OXELBLOM – Our Australian ‘Wandering Palate’, Terry Chellappah, finds himself well at home, far away from home, in Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm is a magnificent city that I have had the pleasure of visiting several times now. I’m usually there in the long… read more

Paris – A Room with a View – Shangri-La

A Room with a View Reflecting on our recent trip to Paris and the increasingly topical issue of whether Paris is losing… read more

A Taste of Churton Terroir – Marlborough, New Zealand

Churton Estate is one of the Wandering Palate’s favourite New Zealand wineries and represents a more holistic, artisan side of Marlborough amongst… read more

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