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Exploring New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Look for a definition of a premium New World wine region and New Zealand will be your answer. Viticulture there dates back to 1836, when Scottish-born oenologist (and father of Australian Wine) James Busby started planting vines on his estate in Waitangi, but it was in the early 1970s that Brancott Estate (then Montana) first […]

Meet The Winemaker: Brent Marris, Marisco, New Zealand

Brent Marris is one of New Zealand’s most successful winemakers. He has been involved in winemaking since aged 12, when he began helping on his father’s vineyards. That was in 1973. By 1978, Montana Wines – now Brancott Estate – had recruited the Marris family as their first contract growers. From then on, Brent was […]

Top 10 Wines For International Chardonnay Day

Chardonnay. Victim of fashion, champion of versatility, or destroyer of variety? It’s been the darling of the wine world, then the scourge. It was everywhere, then it was everywhere. It is the most versatile grape variety planted worldwide. It is a blank canvas on which the winemaker can daub the terroir and paint their masterpiece. […]

The 7 White Wines You Need To Be Drinking This Summer

Summer is fast approaching, many of our stores teams have started wearing shorts (sorry about that), and every weekend or sunny evening is now an excuse to eat al fresco. Scouring our range for the best of the new and some favourites that sing out to be enjoyed, we present to you the 7 white […]

6 Reasons Why You Should Love Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is one of the most popular wine grapes at Majestic. Familiarity breeds contempt though, right? In honour of #SauvBlanc Day on the 24th of April, we decided to revisit our biggest sellers from our cellars and remember why we love it! 1. It’s a world-wide phenomenon Sauvignon Blanc is grown all over the […]

Meet The Winemaker: Trudy Shield, Waimea Estate

Waimea Estate Vineyards are a family-owned winery based in Nelson, New Zealand. Founded 21 years ago, it’s grown from just a few hectares to 150, with many grape varieties. In this time, their wines have racked up over 100 Gold Medals and almost two-dozen trophies in national and international competitions. We talked to Trudy Shield, […]