Four amazing wines will be open for you to try this weekend.
This Rose wine comes from Ant Mackenzie, formerly a winemaker at Dry River, one of the countries most prestigious vineyards, and now a multi award winner in his own right. This salmon pink wine was awarded a Gold medal at the New Zealand International Wine & Spirits Competition 2015 and earned 91/100 POINTS from Sam Kim at Wine Orbit. Make it this weekend's extended summer afternoon relaxer. $19.99 each.
de Vine Reserve Waipara Pinot Gris
This is one of those lovely mouth filling PInot Gris that come out of the wonderful Pinot Gris vineyards in Waipara. Floral on the nose and tasting of succulent pear, it's a great wine to match with your white meat meals or anything Asian. At just $19.99 or two for $35, this will deliver magic at dining time.
Batch No.2 Shiraz
Imported specifically by a negociant based in NZ, this is a premium $35+ single vineyard red with 8 gold medals and 2 trophies now bottled under an anonymous label. If you're into big, voluptuous Australian reds full of red berry fruits you should be all over this, it's an absolute monster. Food match: Indian cuisine, and just $16.99 each.
Mt Hector Sauvignon Blanc
This crisply styled, refreshing wine has a wonderful combination of lime, passionfruit and gooseberry aromas with a hint of minerality – typical stylish Sauvignon Blanc! Drink it with seafood and pasta dishes and delicious summer salads. Two bottles for just $20 or $12.99 each.