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.

Fingers crossed for vines after frosts

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.

Perfect site produces handcrafted treats

It will probably be no surprise at all to you but this week I visited a winery, Kina Cliffs to be precise.

Plenty to consider in deciding best bar

The bi-annual Nelson Hospitality Awards function was held at The Rutherford Hotel last Monday.

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.

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