Tag Archives: New Zealand wine

• Yum! Wine-infused Popsicles, perfect for summer

Yum! Wine-infused Popsicles, perfect for summer

When it comes to wine, I typically prefer mine in liquid form. But when the PR team representing Kim Crawford Wines approached me about testing their vino-based popsicles, I couldn’t resist. They even sent me a kit to bribeease me into the task. The kit included a pair of people’s pops-designed recipes for pinot noir-infused […]

• New Zealand Pinot Bests $7000 French In Blind Tasting

New Zealand Pinot Bests $7000 French In Blind Tasting

A $200 bottle of Martinborough pinot noir has blitzed in a blind tasting a $7000-a-pop rival from France and a clutch of renowned wines from around the world. The Kiwi wine was crowned the finest at a tasting on Friday at the redwhite + bluezz wine bar and jazz club in Pasadena, California, in a […]

• New Zealand wineries go high tech to tap into U.S. sales

New Zealand wineries go high tech to tap into U.S. sales

A saturday night webcast of a New Zealand wine tasting in Chicago is one of a myriad of new techniques the Kiwi wine industry is using to target lucrative overseas markets. In September a group of 21 boutique New Zealand wineries hosted a luxury weekend in Denver, Colorado to launch a project called “Complexity – […]

• New Zealand: Kiwi wine 1st in world to spell out its carbon footprint on label

New Zealand: Kiwi wine 1st in world to spell out its carbon footprint on label

A New Zealand wine company has become the first in the world to declare its carbon footprint for each glass. Bottles of Mobius Marlborough sauvignon blanc – which go on sale today – will show the carbon emissions for a 125ml glass on the label. The New Zealand Wine Company, parent company of the Mobius […]