Neil Hodgson's wine column

Kina Beach Vineyard.

Swiss input to a very Kiwi vineyard

The boutique Kina Beach Vineyard is owned by a couple who live in Zurich and visit their piece of paradise in Nelson "not as often as we would like".

The journey from vine to glass

For the chef students, understanding how our senses taste wine helps them understand the relationship between wine and food.

Nelson's food and wine in perfect harmony

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During the first weekend of March each year two wine events are held, the Nelson Wineart Degustation Dinner and Auction in support of the Suter and the Kahurangi Long Lunch.

Grape harvest looks to be another big one

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The size of this year's wine grape harvest is shaping up to be a record setter.

Wine books best for information

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While the news items from wineries that fill up my email inbox every day keep me in touch with what is happening in the industry, it is wine books of all sorts that I simply can't resist.

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