Neil Hodgson's wine column
While the snow on the mountains may look fantastic and Rainbow Ski field is delighted with the fresh snow, it is the last thing grape growers want to see.
It will probably be no surprise at all to you but this week I visited a winery, Kina Cliffs to be precise.
The bi-annual Nelson Hospitality Awards function was held at The Rutherford Hotel last Monday.
One producer who has changed to meet the market and has continued to refine the exciting range of wines they produce is Brightwater Vineyards.