Dave Clouston, owner of Two Rivers of Marlborough.

In the last of our regional Pinot Noir 2017 profiles, Tessa Nicholson talks to Dave Clouston of Two Rivers of Marlborough.

 
Dominic Maxwell.

It is rare for a winemaker to have the intimate knowledge of the vines that Greystone’s Dominic Maxwell has.

(L-R) Jordan Hogg and Cameron Price.

Up until now, we have covered what some of the experts see the New Zealand wine industry looking like by the time this magazine reaches its 200th issue. But what of the next generation of industry stalwarts?

Michael Henley HBWG Chairman.

Lovers of Hawke’s Bay Syrah won’t be surprised to learn that the region has beaten France at its own game, in an international blind tasting of the variety.

Hiro Kusuda.

It’s a sunny mid winter day in one of New Zealand’s smallest wine regions when Hiro Kusuda talks about his newest vineyard acquisition.

Petra King is exceptional and perhaps unique for having crossed what is commonly perceived to be a gender divide.

Highly regarded as a research scientist, Petra King is exceptional and perhaps unique for having crossed what is commonly perceived to be a gender divide.

The four energies that go into creating terroir are well renowned. They are; geological, climatic, vine and human.

If he had known how long it would take to gain the wine world's highest qualification, Stephen Wong may never have embarked on the nine-year journey.

One of the treasures of the New Zealand wine industry is the enthusiasm and genuine excitement of the individuals involved.

It has become the lifeblood of the New Zealand wine industry, accounting for at least $1.1 billion of the total $1.5 billion worth of wine exports.

It might seem counter-intuitive for a vineyard to even consider developing anything that might attract birds.

The New Zealand wine scene is so young, that multi generational companies are somewhat of an oddity, rather than the norm.

While many tear their hair out over vexatious problems like botrytis, powdery mildew and achieving nil-residue in wine, Gisborne's Trevor Lupton regards such things as challenges.

2015 saw the first ever Young Winemaker of the Year competition held in New Zealand.

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