Let’s face it–we spend more time in the wilderness getting “up close and personal” with the great outdoors than most people. We pride ourselves in being not only physically fit and properly outfitted, but being keenly observant, noticing the smallest details such as a bent twig, a tuft of fur or a broken blade of grass.
There really is no other place in the world quite like New Zealand. Slightly larger than the British Isles, it consists of two main islands, and several smaller ones. It has vast tracts of forest, enormous masses of land devoted to farming (not just sheep and kiwis), and one of the largest littorals in the world. Continue reading Maori and Minimalism – A Taste of New Zealand→
It’s not easy pairing wines with game. Most kinds of wild game combine strong flavors and subtle flavors – the strong aroma of the meat with nuttiness, a kind of sweetness, and, depending on what the animal has been eating, sometimes a hint of corn or flowers. What you don’t want to do is to smother all that good complexity with a heavily tannic powerful wine that overwhelms the taste of the meat. Continue reading Made to Go With Game – Ammunition Wine→