Celebrate Sauvignon Blanc Day on 5 May

Raise a  Glass of Sauvignon Blanc This Friday One of my favourite grapes in Sauvignon Blanc, perhaps because it goes so well with my favourite food, oysters! This year International Sauvignon Blanc Day takes place on 5 May 2017. We’ve partnered with the New Zealand Winegrowers  to assist with a social media campaign to raise awareness…

The Great New Zealand Wine Tiki Tour – Vancouver

New Zealand Wine Hits Vancouver May 4 I was born  in New Zealand and have returned to explore Hawkes Bay, but have yet to tour the entire country’s wine regions! But now’s the chance as the country’s wineries are coming to you in Vancouver! Take a tiki tour, a trip where you take the scenic route, sidetrack…

The Great New Zealand Wine Tiki Tour

New Zealand Wine Visits Vancouver May 5, 2016 New Zealand is my birthplace and I have returned on far too few occasions and I’m left with a gap in my heart each time of think of my home country. I miss my relatives (four generations are still living as my grandparents are in their 90’s) and…

Vancouver New Zealand Wine Fair

Date: Monday 29 April 2013 Time: 7:00PM – 9:30PM Venue: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre Street: 181 Roundhouse Mews Town/City: Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3, Canada ADD TO CALENDAR   The passion with which New Zealand winemakers nurture and sustain their land is well known; the same care and commitment to quality can be found in every glass of…

CONTEST CLOSED #Giveaway 2 tickets to Vancouver NZ Wine Fair #nzwine

Congrats to @natvana on the win! TO WIN ALL 3 PLEASE! 1.  Tweet “#Giveaway #win 2 tickets #vancouver Ap29 NZ Wine Fair @nzwine @goodlifevan http://ow.ly/kcOAw  ” 2.  Post a comment below one of the wineries attending. 3.  Follow @goodlifevan and @nzwine on twitter Contest closes Thursday April 52, 2013 – winner chosen through random.org GOOD LUCK! Date: Monday 29 April…

Invivo Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – 2011

From 100 per cent Marlborough Fruit this pale yellow wine has aromas of grass, gooseberries, citrus and tropical fruit.  On the palate the wine has concentrated tropical notes, citrus, minerality and noticeable but balanced acidity.  It’s a richer style of Sauv Blanc produced with lees stiring.  I love pairing with oysters, grilled scallops and ceviche, or sipping…

Pinot Noir – New Zealand

A Thinking Party The most significant event on the New Zealand wine calendar. It only happens once every three years and it’s on again from the 28th to 31st January, in Wellington, next year. Registrations have opened, so all you have to do to secure your place is click here. There will be 112 wineries across…

CONTEST CLOSED #Win #Contest #Giveaway NZ Wine Fair – Tuesday May 1

Win 2 tickets to New Zealand Wine Fair TO WIN 1) Leave a comment on this post naming one of the wineries at the fair http://www.nzwine.com/events/new-zealand-wine-fair-vancouver/ 2) Follow @goodlifevan on Twitter 3) Post the following to Twitter:  RT AND comment on 2 ticket #giveaway #nzwine May 1 #Vancouver http://bit.ly/JPB9tr   Tuesday May 1, 2012 7:00pm – 9:30 pm…

New Zealand Wine Fair – THIS TUESDAY

Tuesday May 1, 2012 7:00pm – 9:30 pm Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre In every glass of New Zealand wine is a world of pure discovery. At this once a year exclusive tasting sample a whole new world of wine, pure-intense-diverse. Meet the winemakers and make this your opportunity to discover New Zealand in a…

Sam Neill opens Pinot Noir NZ 2013

Sam Neill, winemaker, movie god and raconteur will open Pinot Noir NZ 2013 in Wellington next year, Chairman of the Board behind the event, Alastair Maling MW, announced as he opened registrations for the event. “Sam was our first choice and we’re tickled pink because he’ll set the tone of “serious fun” over the four…