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.

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.

Magical food-wine matches

NEIL HODGSON - The Nelson Mail

Probably the most frequent question I am asked is "what wine should I have with xyz food ?"

A weekend in wine country

Nelson wine columnist Neil Hodgson spends a long weekend in Marlborough enjoying the wine and food the region has to offer.

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