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Tailored wine sales

A new form of wine sales has hit the New Zealand market, backed by two well known wine afficinados.

Science of wine – Trevor Lupton

While many tear their hair out over vexatious problems like botrytis, powdery mildew and achieving nil-residue in wine, Gisborne's Trevor…

An angel for Vanuatu

A Marlborough winemaker has brought together a number of local wine industry personnel to help raise funds for the people of…

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Celebrating Chardonnay & sparkling

Following hard on the heels of the International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration, Gisborne will host the country's first Chardonnay and Sparkling…

Sauvignon blanc workshop

It is 11 years since the New Zealand Society for Viticulture and Oenology (NZSVO) focused on the country's flagship variety.

Personalities of the year

There were a number of subjects that came up when NZW CEO Philip Gregan and I discussed this year's NZ…

Three New Fellows

Three well-known members of the New Zealand wine industry have been inducted into the NZW Roll of Fellows.

Regional

Adding to the senses

The Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) has provided a state-of-the-art sensory room to their Marlborough Campus.

An angel for Vanuatu

A Marlborough winemaker has brought together a number of local wine industry personnel to help raise funds for the people of…

Wineworks regional growth

The premise behind WineWorks, a contract bottling line and warehouse, was to bring business back to the regions.

No longer the bridesmaid

Stories of providence always trump those of supply when it comes to Hawke’s Bay’s third most planted grape, Sauvignon Blanc,…

Having fun

Winemaker Josh Scott of Marlborough has perfected the art of brewing, while still keeping his hand in with grapes.

Opinion

$1.5 billion of exports!

1999 ... $0.1 billion of wine exports, 2006 ... $0.5 billion of wine exports, 2010 ... $1.0 billion of wine exports, 2015 ...…

2015 what a year!

The end of the year is fast approaching so some end of year thoughts on a few of the significant developments…

Profiles

Science of wine – Trevor Lupton

While many tear their hair out over vexatious problems like botrytis, powdery mildew and achieving nil-residue in wine, Gisborne's Trevor…

Young winemakers

2015 saw the first ever Young Winemaker of the Year competition held in New Zealand.

A 100 year wine dynasty

It was 1973, wine was on the front page of the Auckland Star because there was an export order.

Industry

Tailored wine sales

A new form of wine sales has hit the New Zealand market, backed by two well known wine afficinados.

Fifteen years of shows

A quirky range of experimental reds and the show's museum class made their presence at this year's Hawke's Bay A&P…

Lesser-known varieties impress

When asked how well New Zealand wines stacked up at this year's Air New Zealand Wine Awards, Ronny Lau's attention…

Water options for a dry future

As we enjoy the warmth of spring, wine growers everywhere will be turning their thoughts towards the growing season, and…

Machinery & Products

On site brett testing

Brettanomyces bruxellensis is the bane of winemakers throughout the world. Known simply as Brett, its impact can lead to unpleasant…

Spray nozzle engineering

Spray Nozzle Engineering Australasia has opened two new tank head repair and cleaning Centres of Excellence, in Melbourne, Australia and…

Grape brain

Estimating grape yields is a headache for the wine industry – but now there’s an app for that.

Membrane Bioreactors

The rapid growth in New Zealand’s wine industry has left local regulators playing catch-up throughout much of the country.

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Welcome to 2016 - Editorial

Welcome to 2016 - Editorial

With the festive season now a distant memory, the New Zealand wine industry is gearing itself up for the 2016…

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Drones versus birds

Drones may soon be joining the armoury of weapons used to scare birds away from ripening grapes  after a trial…

A family affair

Recently I received a book written by Michael and Judith Bassett, that outlines the history of the Babich family's 100…