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Re-using broken posts

In Marlborough alone it is estimated that more than 145,000 wooden vineyard posts are broken every year.

506 Turangawaewae wines

For the first time ever the Bragato Wine Awards focused solely on single vineyard wines, meaning the judging panel had…

The best of the best

The Tonnellerie de Mercurey New Zealand Young Winemaker of the Year has been decided, after two months of heats and…

National

What is the wine industry’s role?

Dr Edwin Massey examines the wine industry’s role in contributing to Biosecurity 2025: Protecting to Grow New Zealand, the Government’s…

 

The humble yet great earthworm

Charles Darwin once wrote of the earthworm; “It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played…

America’s love affair

New York PR director, New Zealander Jane Vesty, says our wines can ride the ‘premiumization’ trend

RSE a decade of success

Ten years on, the RSE scheme in New Zealand has been touted as the most successful labour mobility programme in…

Regional

 

Stop the Drift

Central Otago winegrowers have a new weapon in their campaign to stop the drift of dangerous agri chemicals – a…

Opinion

 

Bob's blog

From Donald Trump's sobriety to a NZ$54,461 bottle of Madeira, here's the blog of MW Bob Campbell.

Whanau for the curators

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

Profiles

 

Family vines - Pegasus Bay

Ivan Donaldson is renowned for establishing the first modern vineyard in Canterbury back in the 1970s.

Industry

 

Negotiating contracts

As an employee, attending a contract negotiation can be as nerve wracking as waiting on a report card.

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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The growth of the industry

The growth of the industry

The latest figures put New Zealand wine exports at $1,669 billion as at the end of July, making wine the…


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New initiative

The idea of empowering women in wine here in New Zealand was first mooted within the halls of New Zealand…