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USA laps up NZ wine

The USA has overtaken Australia to become New Zealand wine’s largest export market by value says the New Zealand Winegrowers…

Our Place In Global Organics

Just where in the world does New Zealand wine stand organically? As Organic Winegrowing New Zealand (OWNZ) heads towards their…

National

The Best Of The Best

It is an often used phrase – great wine begins in the vineyard – and those behind the Bayer Young…

Changes Afoot

This year’s Romeo Bragato Wine Awards will be different to those in the past, with the awards split into two…

Vineyard Ecosystems Programme

Understanding the ecology of the vineyard as a whole is the focus of a new $7 million research programme being…

Regional

Black As Night

Craggy Range Winery is shrouded in misty haze on the chilly winter day that winemaker Matt Stafford has decanted some…

Weathering 35yrs

After three decades of winemaking, Clive Paton says that he might have expected to see a few similarities in weather…

Gisborne’s French Twist

The birth of the Gisborne Garagiste Wine Company can be attributed to the consumption of a fine bottle of Gewürztraminer,…

Living On The Edge

It’s Easter weekend 2015, and all over Central Otago picking crews are making their way up and down rows of…

Opinion

Icons and Cults - Bob Campbell

I’ve been invited to deliver a presentation on Iconic wines at the Bragatto conference and am enjoying researching the topic.

Decanted

Wine competitions - their advantages and disadvantages, and even the relevance of entering, will usually ignite a good discussion amongst…

New Zealand Versus Australia

I worked as a government viticultural scientist in New Zealand in the 1980s in the early stages of growth of the…

Profiles

Meet Your Board - Patrick Materman

Patrick Materman, Chief Winemaker Pernod Ricard Winemakers NZ, Marlborough, Representing Category 3 Wine Companies. A Board member since 2014.

Romeo Bragato Brought To Life

Former president of the New Zealand Grapegrowers’ Association Kevyn Moore has been devoting much of his ‘retirement’ to researching and…

Nick Nobilo Honoured

Nick Nobilo’s enthusiasm for Gewürztraminer knows no bounds, nor does his passion for the New Zealand wine industry. Which is…

Industry

Sustainable Video

As the US market continues to grow for New Zealand wine, a two-minute video promoting our sustainable wine practices is…

Pinot 2017

New Zealand Winegrowers’ Pinot Noir 2017 may still be 18 months away, but things are beginning to heat up.

Small But Stunning

Vintage 2015 was 27 percent down on last year, and while wineries may be bemoaning the small yields they certainly…

New Era

He is renowned in New Zealand wine circles, not only for instigating the very first Pinot Noir Celebration, but also…

The Organic Wine Market

My  family lives in the middle of our vineyard, so the vineyard environment is also our environment, it is also…

Machinery & Products

A Magnificent Egg

Wine fermenters come in all shapes and sizes. From stainless steel giants, to French or American oak barrels and German…

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An organic experience

An organic experience

In early July close to 300 people gathered in Marlborough for the first ever Organic and Biodynamic Winegrowing Conference.

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A Magnificent Egg

Wine fermenters come in all shapes and sizes. From stainless steel giants, to French or American oak barrels and German…

Young Guns - Alex Hendry

Alex Hendry, age 26, is a vineyard manager at La Collina Vineyard and a cellar hand at Linden Estate.