Wine Collar - or Wine Bib if you like, as this nifty contraption stops drips from rolling down the bottle after each pour.
Brewed using real ginger, real lemon juice, and a dash of cinnamon for good measure, our Ginger Beer puts those 'soda-pop impersonators' to shame with its authentic flavour and its naturally refreshin
One of New Zealand's purest, and fastest selling mineral waters, bottled at source to retain this description.
A semi-soft gruyere style cheese with a distinctive sweet, fruity flavour and large eyes or holes due to a secondary fermentation process which takes place during its making.
Featuring pianist Carl Doy with members of The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performing music for the holiday season.
Keep this in the freezer and whip it out to keep that chosen bottle chilled while your drink.
Produced in tiny amounts, its unctuous, gorgeous, and as with all of Matt Diceys wines, beautifully balanced.
Divine, this amber elixir what with its tropical notes and caramel texture, plump, plush almost roasted finish. Get lost within.
Drink this wine as an aperitif, sipping quietly on a thimbleful while they press the Prada before another soirée.
Tiny, 100-year-old family business with a knack for turning the traditional port varieties into something special. Their entry-level model, the ruby, is more intense than most; not as sweet.
Classic botrytised sémillon with marmalade and honey characters, a creamy, textured palate and an intense, almost oily finish.
Late Bottled Vintage ports are kept in barrel and bottled 4-6 years later, the additional barrel time delivering added dimension. Concentrated, complex, silky, with floral and spice notes.
A complex, deep ruby colour with oodles of forward fruit, a fat palate and a long, dry finish. 'Stunning example of what can be achieved with a non-vintage blend,' said Parker.
Full of flavour with soft and velvety with scents of acacia honey, citron peel, elder, sage and a pleasant finish of fruit in syrup and vanilla.
Intense palate with amazing fatness, richness and length with a super acidity balance always important in sweet wines.
The craftsmanship is sublime, but of course it is the artful Matt Connell, who has gently squeezed out the small amount of remaining juice to make this delightful mouthful of opulent southern sweetnes
Complex floral notes on the nose, followed by complex layers of rose, pears and melons on the palate. Beautiful lingering spicy notes then follow. A great balance between richness and acidity.
Yip, no joke: it's black. Takes blind tastings to a whole new dimension. Means you can't cheat at red and white tastings. Really hones your senses, as it happens, a rather marvellous vehicle
Rich and complex floral aromas of violets and eucalyptus. On the palate, rich blackberry flavoured fruit with excellent texture. Power, weight, complexity and balance.
Containing one bottle apiece of Champagne Taittingers Brut Réserve, Prestige Rosé, Brut Millésimé 2004 and Prélude Grands Crus.
Lovely floral aromas of berries, violets and minerals. Full-bodied, with firm tannins and a racy finish. A harmonious yet well-toned Warre.