The Bragato Research Institute is breaking ground in terms of its research winery.
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There have been a few changes in the normally very stable Nelson wine industry in recent months, most notably the sale of the beleaguered former Mahana winery and restaurant facility along with the sale of vineyard land.
The season is over for the only dairy farmer directly affected by the huge wildfire that blazed for several days in the hills southwest of Nelson.
Six commercial farms have been destroyed by the huge fire in the hills southwest of Nelson, according to Federated Farmers.
Recent additions to the Nelson wine region are Nick Candy and Laura Tinnelly (hence “Tincan”) with Tincan Wines.
As the countdown to Pinot Noir 2017 continues, NZWinegrower will be looking at the regions taking part in the celebration.
Tom Dalziel, 27, from Thomas Bros in Riwaka has beaten off tough competition from four other entrants to be crowned Nelson's Young Fruit Grower for 2016 at Friday night's gala dinner.
Nelson apple growers have suffered significant losses from hail on Wednesday – some the size of 50c pieces.
A long, dry and hot summer has growers and winemakers excited about the possibility of a great vintage ahead, with the arrival of Cyclone Pam doing little to deter that excitement.
Aronui Wines has just celebrated ten years since its first vine plantings at its Whenua Matua vineyard in Upper Moutere, Nelson.
I spent some time walking around the vineyards of Matua Whenua, the home of Aronui wines when the vineyards were only a few years old and the impression I got at the time was of a special place that was being developed with sensitivity by a passionate viticulturist.
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