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William fuels speculation of second royal baby

Royal watchers were scrutinising the duchess of Cambridge on her New Zealand tour Sunday, after husband Prince William appeared to hint a second baby is on the way. Kate, however, looked to dampen the speculation by drinking wine and going on a jet boat ride, neither of which are recommended for pregnant women. The royals' eight-month-old son Prince George, third in line to the British throne, has been the star of their New Zealand tour so far.

Americans reap a bounty of advice on Thanksgiving wine

By Leslie Gevirtz NEW YORK (Reuters) - As Americans search for that perfect wine to complement the traditional Thanksgiving feast, experts smile, give a slight shake of their heads and say, just drink what you like. With so many different competing flavors at the Thanksgiving table, including the turkey, wines can be matched to the cranberry dressing, or even the marshmallows on the sweet potatoes, according to Doug Frost, a wine consultant for United Airlines.

New Zealand's 'upstart' pinot noir thrives beyond Burgundy

New Zealand actor Sam Neill has a faraway look as he recounts his first glass of fine Burgundy wine 34 years ago -- an epiphany that inspired him to become a pioneer of French-style pinot noir in his homeland. "It was so incredible, a moment like Paul on the road to Damascus," the "Jurassic Park" star told AFP, proudly clutching a bottle from his own Two Paddocks vineyard in South Island's Central Otago.
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