Since graduating from Lincoln University in 2004, Central Otago viticulturist Nick Paulin has been on a steep upward trajectory.

Published in Regional Updates
Monday, 10 June 2019 10:48

The big dry delivers outstanding fruit

After a couple of years when large tracts of New Zealand have been hit by tropical cyclones prior to harvest, 2019 provided a Panadol for grape growers and winemakers throughout the country.

Published in Industry

Central Otago grape growers and orchardists will continue to face labour shortages at critical times like harvest, if the region can’t provide enough accommodation for seasonal workers.

Published in Regional Updates
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 17:15

Te Kano Estate

Passionate about Central Otago’s wines and environment, American-born proprietor Rhonda Lloyd’s vision has fuelled a unique vineyard and environmental restoration project at Northburn, as Jean Grierson discovers.

Published in Regional Updates
Friday, 30 November 2018 13:03

Domaine Rewa

She may be a relative newcomer to the wine industry, but the owner of Domaine Rewa in Central Otago has a vision for the future.

Published in General News
Friday, 30 November 2018 13:00

The French potter of Central Otago

When Yannick Fourbet arrived last summer with his Kiwi wife Philippa and twin boys, Augustin and Mortimer, to start a new life in Central Otago, he brought with him no less than a container-load of beautiful Anduze pots.

Published in Regional Updates
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 15:40

Popping up in central

What do you get when you cross a tranquil walnut grove on one of Central Otago's most prized wine-roads, with a glistening spaceship-like caravan?

Published in Regional Updates
Saturday, 31 October 2015 15:00

Down to Earth

Ever fancied an opportunity to taste Pinot Noir straight from the barrel, listen to live jazz, take a walk through historic gold sluicing's, take a ride in a chopper and have dinner with a winemaker, all in the same day?

Published in Regional Updates
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 15:32

Easy lambing with lambs that grow

Roger Tweeds runs 2300 Romney ewes and 200 hoggets on his 300ha farm near Lawrence, Central Otago.

Published in Management
Saturday, 26 September 2015 16:31

From Tokyo to Central Otago

It was a random bottle of Chilean wine that led Yoshiako and Kyoko Sato from Tokyo to Central Otago, in a round about sort of way.

Published in Regional Updates
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