Recent

New sensation in vineyards

New Zealand grape growers have a new weapon for controlling powdery mildew with the launch this week of Bayer’s new…

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

Pinot Noir 2017

Pinot Noir New Zealand 2017 is coming – and make no bones about it, it will be huge. This world…

NZ wine store

“This is a turning point for the UK and it is long overdue. London’s wine lovers will welcome this enterprise…

Move over Waiheke Cabernet

The owners of Soho Wines have pulled out almost all of their Cabernet Sauvignon vines at their Jomara Vineyard on…

Regional

Lifting the veil

Making something tangibly interesting and different is the driving force behind North Canterbury winemaker Guy Porter’s new white wine, which…

Babying wine

Chinese oenology and viticulture student Fuyao Yang learned many important lessons during her 2015 vintage in Gisborne but one of…

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.

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

Young Guns - Ben Byrne

Ben Byrne aged 34 is a winemaker at Marsden Estate and does vineyard work on three other small blocks.

Giving It A Nudge

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

Industry

A chablis influence

The wine industry is a vibrant, ever-changing industry that throws up new challenges with each vintage.

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.

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…

» Latest Print Issues Online

Editorial

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…

» Popular Reads

Young Guns - Alex Hendry

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

The Importance Of 2015

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