Monthly Archives: July 2010

Matua Valley – still SB pacesetters

Here I am again, unashamedly ranting on about wines that have tickled my fancy. I’m on the NZ theme since I just got back from there, and between work commitments visited some iconic wineries including Matua Valley in West Auckland.   Matua … Continue reading

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Get into it! Oh boy…

OK so my veneer is very thin – my main reason for this blog – to share my passion for wine. I know there are lots of us out there – now there’s one more! I am just polishing off … Continue reading

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New Zealand Wine Centre – what a find!

I was lucky enough to take a trip to the land of the long white cloud and while in Napier, Hawke’s Bay, I saw an advert for the New Zealand Wine Centre. On arrival I was delighted to find a … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hello world! Introducing tigchandler – a wine-obsessed globetrotter with an affiliation to several countries and very strange accent – I am intending to post some interesting wine articles and will welcome all constructive feedback.  Bear with me while I find … Continue reading

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