Sustainability and a fine wine – Ata Rangi Crimson Pinot Noir 2011

I loved the Ata Rangi Crimson 2011 – I feel good about supporting the environment, sustainable wine growing and enjoying a terrific wine all at the same time.  Clive Paton didn’t adopt the cause of the environment and sustainability because … Continue reading

Pinot Palooza continued.

Pinot Palooza was a bonanza for pinot lovers in Melbourne last weekend – an opportunity to meet wine makers and taste some of Australia and NZ’s best pinot noirs.  My only problem was with the number of people attending and the … Continue reading

NZ PINOT NOIR 2010

I attended NZ Pinot Noir 2010 conference with my beautiful friend and fellow pinot lover Pat Landee of Patty’s Pinot Closet fame (www.pinotnoirs.com). This is a great event  held every 3 years and is an outstanding opportunity to learn about … Continue reading