The evening promised merciful temperatures as we made our way over the Rochegude mountain road at dusk. Passing over the Drome-Vaucluse boundary line, vines like witches hands writhed up through the soil …
Cornas can be a word that invokes fear in the hearts of all those who dislike risk, or rustic wines. But recent experiences suggest semantics often require a second thought – just work on your educated guesses, and the reward will be sure to impress.
Witnessing the transformation of raw food into something edible and ultimately delicious is always a marvel. From the prehistoric discovery of flame, to avant-garde movements such as molecular gastronomy, the development in the art of cooking has been profound
Croatian born Josip Babich is one of New Zealand’s earliest pioneers of wine. Founding the eponymous wine estate in Henderson nearly a century ago, Josip’s legacy has lived on and indeed Babich Wines continues with his direct descendents at the helm.