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A new Dawn

A new Dawn

Methode Marlborough Dinner, Logan Brown, November Marlborough’s cool nights are the life blood of the region's best bubbles, which a lucky bunch o...

Champagne that's affordable, relatively, of course

Champagne that's affordable, relatively, of course

Affordable is a relative concept at the best of times but when it comes to champagne, it takes on a whole new meaning. All of a sudden, entry level...

Dry River - Then and Now...

Dry River - Then and Now...

It’s not every day you get to taste older vintages from one of New Zealand’s most iconic and pioneering wineries, but last month, twenty lucky Regi...

Hawke's Bay Syrah on a roll, says winemaker Rod McDonald

Hawke's Bay Syrah on a roll, says winemaker Rod McDonald

Hawke's Bay Syrah on a roll... 2015 Trademark Syrah   Rod McDonald is a class act. Last year he won the Champion Red Trophy at the world’s biggest ...

Mount Edward Celebrates 20 Years of Pinot…

Mount Edward Celebrates 20 Years of Pinot…

Central Otago is the third largest wine region in New Zealand, the southernmost wine region in the world and 80% of its vineyards are planted in P...

Gems from Cadenhead with Daniel Bruce McLaren

Gems from Cadenhead with Daniel Bruce McLaren

From time to time we must all confront the things we fear the most; spiders, flying, death and worst of all…

Big bodied Chardonnays - a tasting at Regional, Thursday 15 November 6pm @ Regional

Big bodied Chardonnays - a tasting at Regional, Thursday 15 November 6pm @ Regional

If you had to name one of the world's most popular white wines on Earth today, big bodied Chardonnay would be the first thing to spring to mind but...

Central Otago's sparkling wine peaks

Central Otago's sparkling wine peaks

Fresh back from a trip to the sunny deep south, I am a bigger fan than ever of the region’s bubblies. Not to mention amazed at Rudi Bauer’s dedicat...

Greystone Tasting with Dom Maxwell at Regional Wines

Greystone Tasting with Dom Maxwell at Regional Wines

Greystone Tasting with Dom Maxwell at Regional Wines There’s a lot of buzz about North Canterbury at the moment, and when the wines taste as good a...

Golden Brown - GlenDronach with Daniel Bruce McLaren - Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 September

Golden Brown - GlenDronach with Daniel Bruce McLaren - Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 September

Golden Brown - GlenDronach with Daniel Bruce McLaren - Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 September For $110 you'd probably expect a platter of haggis, neeps...

Staff pick... Guigal Cotes du Rhone on a roll

Staff pick... Guigal Cotes du Rhone on a roll

2014 Guigal Cotes du Rhone $19.99 It’s surprising how tasty this humbly priced southern French red is. And it has improved immeasurably over the p...

What makes pink wine pink and how do you find a dry one?

What makes pink wine pink and how do you find a dry one?

By Joelle Thomson Of all the frequently asked questions we get here at Regional, pink wine is one of the most common– “Can you suggest a pale pink ...