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Could This Be An ATA Year?

Recently I had a winemaker friend ring to discuss this year as being a good candidate for ATA and asked…

GIs Gain Traction

While the Government may have passed the Geographical Indications Act back in 2006, it is only now that it is…

National

Savouring The Moment

I am a Kiwi listening to a Mexican winemaker speaking about Swiss wines in a mixture of English, French and German…

Festival A Winner

The next Bridge Pa Wine Festival promises to be even bigger and brighter after this year’s inaugural food and wine…

Are You On Target?

The performance of a variety of sprayers was put to the test at a workshop in Gisborne earlier this year.

Regional

A Foraging Feast

Waipara may have been suffering from one of the worst droughts in two decades, but it didn’t stop a foraging…

Phylloxera in Central Otago

Phylloxera. The very word strikes fear into the heart of grape growers and winemakers everywhere from Bordeaux to Central Otago,…

The Shape Of Things To Come

A long, dry and hot summer has growers and winemakers excited about the possibility of a great vintage ahead, with the…

Opinion

The Importance Of 2015

While 2015 is barely underway it seems already that the New Year promises to be another important one for the…

Future Leaders

One of the highlights of this year’s Bragato conference, was the Future Leader’s presentation. Four young members of the wine…

Profiles

From Law to Wine

In September 2014, as part of Auckland’s Wine and Food celebration, the New Zealand School of Food and Wine hosted…

Young Guns - Alex Hendry

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

Industry

Organic Focus Review

To go organic, what should I do first? Is it possible on every vineyard? What does it cost? What will…

Marketing of Low Alcohol Wine

Until the 1980s, the low-alcohol German wine Muller Thurgau was popular internationally and in New Zealand, though wine experts maligned…

Health and Safety Law Progress

Worksafe New Zealand has advised that the Health and Safety Reform Bill, currently working its way through Parliament, is expected…

Getting Set For The Future

In May this year you will be asked to decide whether the proposed changes to New Zealand Winegrowers governance structure…

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Giving Back - Editorial

Giving Back - Editorial

The impact of Cyclone Pam may not have been as devastating to New Zealand as was first predicted, which is…

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Creating a NZ Prosecco

Prosecco is one of the fastest growing wine styles in the world and in many markets this sparkling variety is…