Neil Hodgson's wine column

Villa Maria

Villa Maria's wise move

When wines from the latest vintage are released, we often see new labels being launched at the same time - and this year sees a new range of wines from the Villa Maria stable.

Brightwater refines range to great acclaim

One producer who has changed to meet the market and has continued to refine the exciting range of wines they produce is Brightwater Vineyards.

Wine in a can a pleasant surprise

In recent weeks I have attended two functions where fine-wine importers Dhall and Nash have showcased a range of wines.

Low-alcohol wine can ease hangovers

Anyone who enjoys a little too much wine occasionally will have experienced the nasty after effects of too much alcohol and for people who enjoy a moderate amount of alcohol regularly the effects are more subtle, particularly around the waistline.

Mad about fundraising

NEIL HODGSON - The Nelson Mail

If you are a follower of this column you will know that each year my partner and I help organise a fundraising dinner and auction for the Suter Art Gallery.

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