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Sustainability Guardian

Engaging wine companies with conservation projects by Jean Grierson

Raymond Chan Wine Reviews by Candice Chow

Writing in honour, tasting to serve...The fantastic wine reviews of Raymond Chan live on under the hand and guidance of Queenstown based Candice Chow.

Decisions - Head or Heart

Easter Sunday, Fritz crawled out of a hedge in our garden paralysed.  Unable to move his back legs. 

Pinot Gris, Please

The wonderfully drinkable white-wine style has maintained its popularity, and there are some exceptional local drops.

Saving Endangered Flora & Fauna

In New Zealand, Denis Marshall’s best known as the Minister of Conservation who resigned after the Cave Creek tragedy. In Queenstown, he’s probably best known as the co-owner of Gibbston’s Hawkshead winery. But, as PHILIP CHANDLER explains, his biggest legacy’s likely to be helping save NZ’s endangered plants and wildlife.

Raymond Chan Wine Reviews 2020

Writing in honour, tasting to serve...The fantastic wine reviews of Raymond Chan live on under the hand and guidance of Queenstown based Candice Chow.

Picasso

Why a dachshund you may ask? It’s a very famous one called LUMP. The owner is even more famous, and was called; Pablo...

Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne, a son of Provence, Post-Impressionist moved at whole generation of painters towards early 20th century ...

A Toast to Claude Monet

A toast to Claude Monet…revisiting my favourite artists and paintings helps to forget some of 2020 uncertainties. I l...

Titian Bacchus and Ariadne

The Renaissance was marked by the rebirth of the classics: literature, language, architecture and art. Dionysus, the ...

Dutch Renaissance

The equivalent of an social media post in the 17th Century at the Dutch Renaissance! I was always fascinated with the...
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