New Zealand

CATEGORY: News & Events, Wine Education   |   DATE: June 5th, 2019
Kia ora! Join me for the 2019 Villa Maria First Sip of Summer Tweetup on June 12th at 5pm Pacific time. With the official start to summer just around the corner many winelovers are swapping their reds for whites. I think of summer as the season of sunshine, swimsuits, and Sauvignon Blanc. (Unless you live
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: June 1st, 2017
Join Villa Maria and Wine Oh TV's Monique Soltani for Villa Maria First Sip of Summer Tweet Up on June 21st 5:00pm Pacific!
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: February 16th, 2015
A Winter Wonderland of White Wine at Alsace Festival in Anderson Valley by Laura Ness It’s still snowing to beat the band back east – those poor people. But here in Northern California, we had a bit of wintry weather over the weekend, especially the farther north you traveled. For the first time in its
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Education   |   DATE: June 23rd, 2014
Why Kiwi Wines are King in California For many of wine lovers discovering New Zealand wine starts with a sip of Sauvignon Blanc. However, the New Zealand wine region makes a variety of wine styles from Chardonnay to Syrah and they even produce some sparkling wine. New Zealand produces less than 1% of the world’s wine
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: May 29th, 2012
Sauvignon Blanc Sauvignon Blanc (saw-VEEN-yawn blah-nk) Cat pee, gun-smoke, cut grass, hay, straw, and gooseberry, are flavors synonymous with one wine: Sauvignon Blanc. A white wine, Sauvignon Blanc is one of the more versatile wines in the world. With high acidity, this wine is typically drunk young, but can be cellared to develop layers of vegetal aromas
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: January 6th, 2012
Vineyards Marlbourough Slated for release in December 2012, Peter Jackson, academy award winning director, has brought his crew back to the wild outback of New Zealand to create his fourth movie in his Lord of the Rings series: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The official site of New Zealand tourism gives the impression that it couldn’t be