Wine: Michael Cooper’s best buys

By Michael Cooper In Wine

Print Share
24th November, 2012
Psssst … here’s a bargain! After tasting and reviewing 3260 wines for the new 2013 edition of my annual Buyer’s Guide to New Zealand Wines (Hodder Moa, $39.99), I chose two irresistible buys, white and red. For the first time in a decade, a chardonnay wins the award for Best White Wine Buy of the Year. “Chardonnay is back in fashion,” says Blair Gibbs, manager of one of Marlborough’s most successful family-owned wineries. That should be no surprise, given chardonnay’s status as one of the world’s two greatest white-wine varieties, rivalling riesling. For its ...

NZ Listener digital and print subscriptions

Thanks for your interest in this article.  To get your latest edition of the NZ Listener via a print subscription click here.

The NZ Listener is now also available via a Zinio digital experience – read the latest edition on your computer or via the Zinio app on your tablet.  To find our more click here.

Accessing archive content: If you’re interested in accessing archive content, please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.  We endeavor to get back to you within 5 working days.

If you already have an archive content login, please login to view and unlock content.

Any queries regarding access please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.

More by Michael Cooper

Switch to our mobile site