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Irrigation flushing

Irrigation systems are a crucial investment for the production of high yielding quality produce.

Looking ahead to 2032

Given this is the 100th issue of New Zealand Winegrower magazine, it seemed timely to bring out the crystal ball…

Alluviale’s new life

Hawke’s Bay winemaker Ant Mackenzie has given the highly respected, small volume wine brand, Alluviale, a new lease of life…

National

Top grafting boom

Want to change varieties in your vineyard? Well you have a couple of choices. Remove all vines and plant anew,…

 

Geneva Double Curtain

What does the original Apple Macintosh computer, Beta videotape and the Wankel engine all have in common?

Winners again

Tony Laithwaite has long been a champion of New Zealand wine.

Regional

New look Hawke’s Bay reds

Let's play a word game: a winemaker says cool climate, active limestone and early ripening black grape variety.

Uniquely boutique

It is 26 years since Jackson Estate launched their first Marlborough wine onto the market, and despite continued success the…

 

Led by the heart

Displaying the motto 'to struggle through adversity makes success so much sweeter' on their website, Kalex wines sense a distinct…

Age and beauty

As the countdown to Pinot Noir 2017 continues, NZWinegrower will be looking at the regions taking part in the celebration.

'Over my dead body'

Doug Bell spent the last 32 years vowing he would never plant Sauvignon Blanc.

Opinion

Whanau for the curators

Professional wine and beverage service is one of the key factors for the success of the New Zealand Hospitality sector.

Bob's blog

Bob Campbell MW examines whats happening in the New Zealand wine industry.

 

$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 ...…

Profiles

A decade of discovery

It is rare for a winemaker to have the intimate knowledge of the vines that Greystone’s Dominic Maxwell has.

 

Taste of Japan

It’s a sunny mid winter day in one of New Zealand’s smallest wine regions when Hiro Kusuda talks about his…

Industry

 

Communicate your style

"Please experiment, please reinvent, please innovate. But please, please, please communicate – talk to your consumer and let them know…

Machinery & Products

Ozone in the vineyard

The word ozone conjures up images of big holes in the atmosphere, stronger UV light, the risk of severe sunburn…

Drones versus birds

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

 

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.

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Countering counterfeit wine

An invisible ‘tracer’ mixed with paint, plastics or ink and applied to wine bottle closures, corks or labels is the…