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Vidal Estate wins best Chardonnay

Vidal Legacy Hawkes Bay Chardonnay 2012, has received the International Chardonnay Trophy in the over £15 (NZ$34) category at the…

National

Luring overseas graduates

New Zealand is gaining a reputation as a leading educator with overseas graduates seeking further study opportunities as a springboard…

Brothers honoured

The Royal Easter Wine Show 2015 broke with tradition, honouring two members of one family simultaneously as inductees to its…

Romeo Bragato 2015

Now in its 21st year, the Romeo Bragato Conference continues to evolve.

Young Winemaker Of The Year

Young winemakers throughout the country are preparing themselves for the first ever competition aimed specifically at them.

Regional

The new black estate

Waipara is one of New Zealand’s fastest growing wine regions – and Black Estate is at the forefront of that…

The bay’s best kept secret

Although Hawke’s Bay’s Crownthorpe district is a significant producer of cool climate grapes, as Monowai Estate’s owner-operators point out, it…

Hand Picked Harvesting

Every year in April, or there-a-bouts, large groups of people gather together for the annual ritual of harvest.

In Praise of Gisborne 

‘Mind-bogglingly-brilliant, world-class and among the best’ . . . are the comments from overseas visitors, including experts, who have tasted…

Opinion

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…

The Importance Of 2015

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

Profiles

Giving It A Nudge

Four years ago, Nick Paulin won The National Young Viticulturist title on his second attempt. After competing in the regional…

Smart thinking

Richard Smart is no stranger to the wine industry in both Australia and New Zealand. Which is why his comments…

Industry

Delegat’s massive land buy

The Delegat Group has paid $29.3 million for Hawke’s Bay Dairies’ 838ha farms in Crownthorpe to support its long-term growth…

Organic Growth

To me the word crawler conjures up images of something creepy, lurking in a dark corner waiting to pounce.

Shaken Not Dropped

It was the trial very few wanted to take part in – although given the results -  more may have…

Organic Focus Review

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

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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Confidently achieving

Confidently achieving

"When you have confidence you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun you can do amazing…

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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Young Guns - Alex Hendry

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