Trail-blazing Twosome

LA Times feature charts the rise of NZ Sauvignon Blanc, courtesy of forward-thinking brothers Bill and Ross Spence who first planted the grape – against conventional wisdom – in the early 1970s. Their vineyard, Matua Valley, is now one of the most consistent and respected in NZ. “[Bill Spence] continues to take comfort – and pride – in knowing that he and his brother were first and that if they had not blazed the Sauvignon Blanc trail, there may have been no Cloudy Bay.”


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Designer Sandra Nunnerley’s NY Home Exudes Calm

Designer Sandra Nunnerley’s NY Home Exudes Calm

Wellington-born interior designer Sandra Nunnerley’s apartment – located in a turn-of-the-century Carrère and Hastings town house on Manhattan’s Upper East Side – is a reflection of her signature style, Mallery Roberts Morgan…