At Boneline in Waipara, Paul Goodege ferments grapes grown on the fossils of dinosaurs, the bones of moa, and a…
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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.
Botrytis is the scourge of winegrowers the world over. It is costly to control, impacts on the ensuing wine and can greatly reduce yields.
It is hard to quantify just how much botrytis infection costs the New Zealand wine industry. Needless to say, it is substantial, which makes controlling it a priority of on-going research.
It was the trial very few wanted to take part in – although given the results - more may have wished they had done so.
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Two PhD students from Victoria University have developed a machine that could change the face of winemaking in New Zealand.
The Bragato Research Institute is breaking ground in terms of its research winery.
On a fine March morning, Nick Mills walks down a row at Rippon, tasting grapes a safe distance from his…