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Winemaker Lunch with Villa Maria’s Alastair Maling MW

Fabulous lunch with Villa Maria winemaker Alastair Maling MW at this very excellent West Village restaurant called Piora, where a variety of the winery’s different wines (from a variety of estates it owns in various regions) were paired with each of the four courses. Of course, you probably equate Sauvignon Blanc with New Zealand – […]


Te Awa Single Estate Wines of New Zealand

  I recently tried new signle estate wines from TeAwa from New Zealand, which just joined Cognanc One’s National portfolio. New Zealand is usually associated with Sauvignon Blanc, especially in the minds of American consumers, so it was refreshing to try the different styles and varietals. Te Awa ws established in 1992 by the Lawson […]