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  • 11.02.2017

    ‘Looking forward’ by Nigel Greening of Felton Road

    I’ve just spent last week immersed in Pinot Noir 2017 in Wellington, where the focus has been on Turangawaewae, the Maori concept of a place to stand. Maybe this is better expressed as a place where we feel especially empowered and connected. This was presented very powerfully as an expression of our equivalent to the […]

  • 26.01.2017

    Press Release: The Family of Twelve Scholarship awarded to MW student Christine Marsiglio

    New Zealand’s Family of Twelve are pleased to announce that the ‘The Family of Twelve Scholarship’ has been awarded to Stage 2 MW student Christine Marsiglio. Christine, a Tastings Executive at Decanter Magazine, will travel to New Zealand for a 12-day exclusive tour of the Family of Twelve properties throughout the major wine-growing regions, including […]

  • 26.01.2017

    Time for real world fine wine? Essay by Christine Marsiglio

    ‘IS IT TIME FOR REAL WORLD FINE WINE, NOT JUST OLD WORLD AND NEW WORLD WINE?’ By Christine Marsiglio 22/11/16 Winner of The Family of Twelve Scholarship 2016, awarded to a Stage 2 MW student The Greeks, Romans, Cistercian Monks, and other Old World Indo-European cultures have been cultivating the vine throughout Europe and parts […]

  • 19.01.2017

    Q&A with James Millton, Millton Vineyards, Gisborne

    “You may think you’re standing on dirt, but it’s really the rooftop of another Kingdom!” What is the most memorable wine you’ve tasted? I very seldom taste wine as drinking is my preferred option and in terms of a memorable wine this is even more difficult as every wine has a memory and many are […]