Category: New Zealand
Flight of the Conchords Aren’t New Zealand’s Only Great Export

  Image taken from Thursday is a big day in the Twitterverse, as wine lovers all over the world will be participating in the #Pinotnoir Twitter tasting event. There are corresponding real world events being held in locations around the US, from Atlanta, to Boston, to Lubbock…, that's in Texas, for those not in the know. Lubbock is also [...]

By Ben Simons with 6 comments
My SauvBlanc Recap (After I’ve Whined about Twitter Tasting Burnout)

Okay, so my timing for this post is a little weird, given that I was just talking about Twitter Tasting Fatigue in the wake of the #SauvBlanc event.  I really did have a fun time at the event, and met some really interesting people around the world, from locations ranging from here in the US to Germany to New Zealand.  [...]

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Review: Kiwi Wine & Chicken an’ Dumplin’s – 2008 Eradus Sauvignon Blanc

My wife and I have been on a mission this year to eat better.  I don't mean the usual New Year's resolution of eating healthier, we just want to eat better food.  That means that we have stepped up the efforts to make out own food.  The year is young, but so far we have been doing pretty well.  Tonight [...]

By Ben Simons with 3 comments