Bilancia Reserve Pinot Gris 2008 Hawke’s Bay In this episode I taste Bilancia Reserve Pinot Gris 2008 from Hawke’s Bay. Bilancia are well known for their for Syrah, but also make Pinot Gris. They are extremely focused and only make 4 wines, two of which are Syrah.
Natural wine: Dada 2 red wine from Hawke’s Bay In this episode I taste New Zealand’s first natural wine, Dada II from Hawke’s Bay. Natural wine is a movement that started in France. The premise is Natural wine is wine made with minimal chemical and technological intervention in growing grapes and making them into wine. The term is
Spy Valley 2010 Merlot/Malbec & Jennifer Zea In this episode of UnScrewed Radio we chat to latin soul diva Jennifer Zea and taste Spy valley Merlot/Malbec 2010, Marlborough. Although not synonymous with red grape varieties, other than Pinot Noir, Marlborough can rippen Malbec perfectly. Spy Valley’s Merlot Malbec 2010 is a hearty wine. Deep dark
Babich Irongate 2010 Hawke’s Bay In this episode I taste one of New Zealand wines most respected red wines from one of New Zealand wines most notable wine growing regions, Babich Irongate 2010 Hawke’s Bay.
Abbey Cellars Cabernet Blend Prophet 2009 Radio Wammo and I taste Abbey Cellars Cabernet Blend Prophet 2009 from Hawke’s Bay and discuss alcohol laws, and the impact of alcohol on society. Back in 2002 Abbey Cellars found their ideal site. The site is based on Bridge Pa, which sits right next to the famed Hawke’s Bay viticultural area