Simon keeps the family tradition mixing wine, beer and writing

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Simon Wood will be offering a regular column called Wood on Wine…

Barossa wines a must-see (and taste) in South Australia

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The 2019 Vintage begins at Rockford Wines in the Barossa Valley,…

Pair your barbecue with the perfect drink

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So we've survived another winter, we've packed the heaters away…

Find and enjoy wines to match the winter season

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In the depths of winter, it is only natural that we seek out…

Waikato Beer well represented at Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular

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Waikato beer makers will be well represented at what is considered…

Investigating unusual wine varieties around New Zealand

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One of the interesting things about wine is trying either unusual…

A view into the Hawke's Bay perfection

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I recently spent a perfect summer week in Hawke's Bay, where…