Fiona Turner.

Two Marlborough wine companies have done something no other Sauvignon Blanc producer in the world has ever done – achieve a 98-point score in a Decanter Panel Tasting.

New Zealand Winegrowers signs the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Operational Agreement.

Dr Edwin Massey examines the wine industry’s role in contributing to Biosecurity 2025: Protecting to Grow New Zealand, the Government’s statement outlining the strategic direction for biosecurity in New Zealand.

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 so important a part in the history of the world.”

 
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 the world.

Martinborough’s Palliser Estate, supplied by NZW.

When it comes to net cash income, the latest Gross Margin Benchmarking survey shows Marlborough was head and shoulders above other wine producing regions this year.

 
Jamie Goode.

While more and more New Zealand wine producers are moving towards organics, there appears to have been a distinct lack of consumer buy-in.

A school to teach winegrowing to secondary school students is about to open.

In what is a first for the New Zealand education sector and the wine industry, a school to teach winegrowing to secondary school students is about to open.

Patrick Newton.

Winning the title of Young Winemaker of the Year is something special. Winning the same title a second time, is even more so. But winning it for a third year in a row – well that is beyond words.

The idea of empowering women in wine here in New Zealand was first mooted within the halls of New Zealand Winegrowers (NZW) last year, and has quickly grown from a suggestion, to a real initiative.

A group of producers in Marlborough believe the time has come for the region to adopt a 100% Pure strategy to protect the region’s reputation and preserve the integrity and value of the Marlborough wine industry.

Marlborough’s Dog Point Vineyard took out the supreme award at this year’s Cawthron Marlborough Environment Awards.

There is a saying that a picture is worth a thousand words. Well if that is the case, then maybe a moving picture is worth tens of thousands.

You hear the words ‘road trip’ and think Thelma and Louise, but a little more planning was required for the 600 people who took three trips around New Zealand’s six Pinot Noir regions earlier this year.

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