International Sauvignon Blanc Day – Nelson Mail 02.05.17

It seems every sector of the wine industry has something to promote, be it wineries promoting gold medal and trophy successes, new release wines, celebration events for wines of particular regions or commercial events promoting anything from wines in general to a specific variety there is always something to celebrate in the wonderful world of […]

Peter Mayes and SOBA – Nelson Mail 18.04.17

SOBA is a delightful acronym for an organisation that worships great beer – the Society Of Beer Advocates is an organisation that promotes not only great beer but outstanding hospitality venues and moderate beer consumption. Local Co-organiser for SOBA in Nelson, Peter Mayes, told me it is a nationwide membership based organisation for people who […]