Everyone planting a new vineyard, or replacing older vines, wants the best start possible for the newbies.
As an employee, attending a contract negotiation can be as nerve wracking as waiting on a report card.
Back in 2011, an ambitious three-year project began, looking at what it took, cost and involved to turn a vineyard from conventional to organic.
Environment Minister Nick Smith made waves earlier this year when he announced the Clean Water package in February, a series of initiatives which the Government claims will improve freshwater management in New Zealand.
Dominic Maxwell, (Greystone Wine’s winemaker) has one goal - to make Pinot Noir that truly expresses its site.
When it was suggested to Aaron Jay, owner of Marlborough Vine Works that he undertake The Icehouse Owner Manager Programme, he scoffed. Now four years after completing the course, he is anything but skeptical.
When Organic Winegrowers New Zealand held their very first meeting back in 2007, there weren’t a lot of people knocking at the door to be included.
For 30 years Tony Laithwaite has been championing New Zealand wines in the UK. Now he is hoping wine lovers will champion his new operation here in New Zealand.
The online sale of wine is now commonplace and an increasing number of both local and international retailers are using this forum for promoting and selling wine.
Tractors, luv 'em or hate them, one thing's for sure, life in the vineyard would be hard without them.
A biosecurity risk to the New Zealand wine industry is very much a case of when.
"Please experiment, please reinvent, please innovate. But please, please, please communicate – talk to your consumer and let them know what you are doing."
When Sharon Ayres of Sacred Hill Vineyards started the search for a technology solution which would protect Sacred Hills lone workers she wasn’t quite sure where to start.
Grape bunches become progressively more susceptible to Botrytis infection as harvest approaches.
With stringent new Health and Safety laws coming, a software company has come up with the tablet that could take away all management headaches.
A student research project has produced promising results for an indirect approach to reducing mealybug infestations in vineyards.
Stories are what sell your wine.
A new form of wine sales has hit the New Zealand market, backed by two well known wine afficinados.
A quirky range of experimental reds and the show's museum class made their presence at this year's Hawke's Bay A&P Bayley's Wine Awards.
When asked how well New Zealand wines stacked up at this year's Air New Zealand Wine Awards, Ronny Lau's attention automatically turns to white wines and vineyard experiments.
Ministers blocked the overseas purchase of Lochinver Station. What does this mean for overseas investors?
As we enjoy the warmth of spring, wine growers everywhere will be turning their thoughts towards the growing season, and water availability will surely be high on the discussion list.
All New Zealanders are being encouraged to be on the lookout for a nasty insect pest that could change the face of New Zealand horticulture and viticulture.
A trade mark registration gives its owner the exclusive right to use that trade mark throughout New Zealand in relation to the products or services for which it is registered.
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