Herzog Blog

Exclusive Vertical Collections - Italian wines from Marlborough

Exclusive Vertical Collections - Italian wines from Marlborough

What Herzog has in common with the greatest Italian wine producers, besides a superior microclimate and terroir, is the philosophy for higher densi...
Wine match made in heaven - Hans' Risotto Recipe!

Wine match made in heaven - Hans' Risotto Recipe!

  A great risotto starts with a high-quality Italian rice (isn’t it always the same). Here is a simple recipe for a mushroom risotto (we always ha...
Wine History - The promise on our label

Wine History - The promise on our label

Our HH ‘logo’ originates from the wax seal of an ancient document by Hans’ ancestor Heinrich Herzog, preserved in the state archives in Switzerlan...
Vineyard Cottage - Two Night Romantic Package

Vineyard Cottage - Two Night Romantic Package

The perfect place for wine lovers to unwind and explore the top of the South! Intimate, and highly individual – the romantic vineyard cottage is t...
Vineyard talk - what I am working on...

Vineyard talk - what I am working on...

The sheep are still in the part of the vineyard with the latest budding varieties for just a few more days, but pruning is now finished. Not trave...
Winery Talk - tips on ageing your wines...

Winery Talk - tips on ageing your wines...

These are the reasons why we go into extensive costs to age our wines in perfect condition in our temperature-controlled cellar, so that you can e...
Wine Talk... Do Italian varieties from Marlborough equal to their native "cousins"?

Wine Talk... Do Italian varieties from Marlborough equal to their native "cousins"?

“Many Italian grapes grow well on slopes and hillsides, and in volcanic or alluvial soils - all of which New Zealand has. Throw in a moderate clim...
Spirit of Marlborough - Exclusive Opportunities

Spirit of Marlborough - Exclusive Opportunities

Twenty two years from the first ever vintage in Marlborough Hans is still relentless in his passion for wine.  Cultivating an iconic homage to a P...
Meet the team - Maria aka Wine Guru

Meet the team - Maria aka Wine Guru

Over the next few months we shall be introducing to you a member of our small team. This month we would like you to meet Maria, who looks after all...
Wine Talk - Bordeaux Blends

Wine Talk - Bordeaux Blends

Bordeaux is France’s most important “weapon” in their wine arsenal and is the world’s most popular and recognised blend. Their red varietals take...
Vineyard Talk - Winter Business

Vineyard Talk - Winter Business

What happens in the vineyard over winter? Normally this is a very busy time for Hans as he must finish all the work before we leave overseas for o...
Wine History - Glass Wine Thief

Wine History - Glass Wine Thief

Our wine museum, respectively Hans’s winery, holds many old treasures, wine making- and vineyard tools from past times.  The wine thief is essenti...
 
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