In New Zealand low-alcohol wines – often dubbed “lifestyle” wines – have captured 2.4% of total wine sales in supermarkets. But are they really lower in calories? 16 Dec 2016
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Organic wines, once a small market niche, now offer plenty of quality choices. 17 August 2016
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Wairarapa wine from the early 20th century is mellow and pleasurable, even after all these years. Issue 3952 1st March 2016
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Rare and special wines are now on the menu for Air New Zealand’s business-class passengers. Issue 3951 20th February 2016
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Stylish pinot noirs and well-rounded whites are a feature of northern Wairarapa’s output. Issue 3950 28th January 2016
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
The internet has changed the way people buy their wine, so winemakers need to be up with the play. Issue 3948 14th January 2016
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Locally produced albariño is a classy wine that teams perfectly with seafood. Issue 3947 8th January 2016
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Increasing their focus on high-quality, high-margin wines will help small producers survive. Issue 3946 31st December 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
After our columnist's marathon annual tastings, here are 23 hot wines for great summer drinking. Issue 3945 17th December 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
South Australian wines will be a popular choice for Kiwi barbecues these holidays. Issue 3944 10th December 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Christmas can be stressful, especially if you are anticipating the arrival of in-laws. However, it’s also a perfect excuse to open some great bottles – special occasions deserve special wines. Issue 3943 3rd December 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
These five award-winning wines are great value and should be easy to find. Issue 3942 26th November 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
After tasting about 3000 wines, our columnist names his best red and white buys of the year. Issue 3941 19th November 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
A new book celebrates the Babich family’s 100 years of winemaking. Issue 3940 12th November 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
With Christmas coming up, it’s time to think about affordable sparkling wine. Issue 3939 5th November 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Hawke’s Bay’s 2013 harvest produced some excellent examples. Issue 3925 30 July 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Two winemakers have gone out on their own, producing some outstanding results. Issue 3926 6 August 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
The new releases from the 2015 harvest are impressive and flavour-packed. Issue 3927 13th August 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
When it comes to winemaking, Julianne Brogden has found value in collaboration. Issue 3928 20th August 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Here’s a guide to some wonderful local drops that I’ve been supping recently. Issue 3929 27th August 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Wine competitions may not provide the reliable guide to quality that we expect. Issue 3932 17th September 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
After a decade in its Mangere complex, Villa Maria has plenty to celebrate. Issue 3933 24th September 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
The 2013 La Collina Syrah sets a new standard in memorable vintages. Issue 3934 1st October 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Mahi and Greenhough are producing some of the best personality-filled wines. Issue 3936 15th October 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
After more than 30 years as winemaker for the same company, Paul Mooney is still producing classy, affordable wines. Issue 3937 22nd October 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Full-bodied, dry whites can be a great alternative to reds in the colder months. Issue 3923 16 July 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Pay this Waiheke winery a year ahead and the prices plummet. Issue 3922 9 July 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
There’s more to your take on a wine’s flavour than what your taste buds tell you. Issue 3921 2 July 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
We’ve all have our homegrown favourites, but what about these from overseas? Issue 3919 18 June 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
The style of one of France’s finest celebrates subtlety, delicacy and finesse. Issue 3918 11 June 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Take your taste buds on a tour of some of Craggy Range’s top-notch reds. Issue 3917 4 June 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Family tradition is alive and well at Hawke’s Bay’s Ngatarawa winery. Issue 3916 28 May 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Do you like that wine because it’s good, or because it’s expensive? Issue 3915 21 May 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Hawke’s Bay’s 2014 reds reflect their second top harvest in a row. Issue 3914 14 May 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
The sometimes difficult 2015 harvest has produced some great results. Issue 3913 7 May 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Pinot noir with complexity, richness and a price tag that won’t put you in the red. Issue 3911 23rd Apr 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
Matakana wineries may be pushing the boundaries, but the results are better than ever. Issue 3910 16th Apr 2015
Read more
NZ Listener Columns
 
These fine wines from Hawke’s Bay’s Church Road are great value. Issue 3909 9th Apr 2015
Read more