Wines from Rod McDonald about to hit the water

February 28, 2015

When we visited New Zealand last year, whilst it was clear that the consumer was still excited by Pinot Noir (and rightly so), the winemakers locally were all talking about another red grape altogether...Syrah. In a climate as cool as New Zealand it feels strange that this is the varietal of interest, yet in certain areas of the country this varietal seems to come to life and produce a wine style and quality that only the very finest producers of the Northern Rhone can manage.  Continue Reading →