Monday, 10 June 2019 11:03

Dam – not enough water

The summer of 2019 is not the first time Marlborough has suffered from a big dry. 

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

Marlborough still maintains the title of New Zealand garlic king, producing about 70% of the country’s total crop.

Published in General News
Friday, 30 November 2018 12:54

Wet year causes issues

Water, water everywhere is becoming the catch cry of vineyard owners in Marlborough, given one of the wettest eight-month periods recorded in 30 years.

Published in Regional Updates
Friday, 30 November 2018 12:46

The impact of weather

The impact of weather and increasing costs are the two major reasons behind a drop in Marlborough growers’ profit before tax.

Published in General News
Friday, 09 June 2017 09:53

Making Marlborough pure

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.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 11:44

Dog Point takes top award

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

Published in General News
Monday, 13 March 2017 12:06

Companies look to lease rather than buy

A new phenomena is sweeping Marlborough’s wine industry. As bigger companies look to expand their supply, they are increasingly looking to lease land rather than buy outright.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 09:31

Heading upwards

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

Published in Profiles
Thursday, 13 October 2016 14:43

Dealing with restricted water

With climate change will come more extremes of weather. That could well mean more sustained periods of drought in some of our major grape growing regions, especially Marlborough.

Published in General News
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