New Zealander Steve Smith is a master of wine, noted viticulturist, and a visionary. In the 1980s, he saw a 250-acre plot in Hawke’s Bay
New Zealand is known for its citrusy sauvignon blanc wines; but wine lovers should get to know the smooth 2007 Craggy Range Chardonnay, Kidnappers Vineyard.
Large wineries are usually a source of bland wines, but that’s not the case with New Zealand’s Villa Maria winery. In 1961, George Fistonich leased