Launched in 1978, Winestate is one of the world’s longest running wine magazines, featuring over 140 pages on all things vinous from around the globe. Winestate tastes and rates over 10,000 wines a year, making Winestate the leading authority on Australian and New Zealand wines.
nz briefs • what’s happening in the NZ wine scene
BORDEAUX IS LA PLACE
AUSTRALIAN REGIONAL EXPRESSION. FACT OF FANTASY?
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR COMPLETE PACKAGE • which includes hard-copy and digital versions plus full on-line access to Winestate’s web site and reviews.
NORTHERN DELIGHTS - WINING, DINING AND CHILLING IN YAMBA
DOING IT DIFFERENTLY IN THE RIVERLAND • THE SUCCESS STORY OF 919 WINES
The Art of Wine • Embracing alternative varieties and getting it right, Artwine proves that fortune favours the brave.
THE VERDICT’S IN
WILD AT HEART • WHAT STARTED WITH GROWING GRAPES HAS NOW TURNED INTO A WILD GAME
The magic and mystery of Maison Deutz
Special Awards Feature 2021 • Featuring the winners and placegetters for each varietal category tasted throughout the year. Plus profiles of the Australian and New Zealand winemaker and wine company of the year.
PERNOD RICARD WINEMAKERS NZ
CHRIS SCOTT, CHURCH ROAD
AUSTRALIAN VINTAGE LIMITED
JANELLE ZERK - Z WINE
WINNER THE ORORA GLASS TROPHY • Bream Creek Vineyard Tasmania Blanc de Blanc 2015
WINNER THE CAST STONE TROPHY • Tempus Two Copper Hunter Valley Verdelho 2021
WINNER THE LE CORDON BLEU TROPHY • Paulett Wines Clare Valley Riesling 2021
WINNER THE REES HOTEL (NZ) TROPHY • Yealands Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021
WINNER THE WILLIAM ANGLISS TROPHY • Tomich Wines Tomich Hill Adelaide Hills Pinot Grigio 2021
WINNER THE LUIGI BORMIOLI TROPHY • Coolangatta Estate Shoalhaven Coast Semillon 2016
WINNER THE SMEG TROPHY • Church Road Grand Reserve Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2019
WINNER THE NATIONAL WINE CENTRE TROPHY • Bangor Maria Tasmania Rosé 2021
WINNER THE KEWCO TROPHY • Zerella Wines La Gita McLaren Vale Nero D'Avola 2020
WINNER THE CLASSIC OAK TROPHY • Sidewood Estate Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir 2020
WINNER THE HENSON LLOYD TROPHY • Z Wine [AUGUST] Barossa Valley Grenache 2020
WINNER THE SWISS-BELHOTEL TROPHY • Church Road Grand Reserve Hawke’s Bay Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
WINNER THE HAMBURG SÜD TROPHY • Paulmara Estates APOTIGI Barossa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
WINNER THE WINE WORKS TROPHY • Red Knot By Shingleback Classified McLaren Vale Shiraz 2019
WINNER THE NORTHLINE TROPHY • Giesen The Brothers Marlborough Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2014 (375ml)
WINNER THE DW FOX TUCKER LAWYERS TROPHY • 919 Riverland Classic Muscat NV
WINNER THE TRAVELRITE TROPHY • Dee Vine Estate Nericon Riverina Durif 2018 $11.99
No Limit To Imagination • As the Alice in Wonderland quote goes, “We’re all mad here,” and Newy Distillery proves that’s a wonderful place to be.
GINUARY & WHITE SPIRITS TASTING • Ginuary is here and we have taken the opportunity to taste a range of boutique craft spirits including gin, vodka and a few other interesting versions. It is amazing the creativity of the distillers using all kinds...