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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…

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Nanogirl’s take on wine

Michelle Dickinson, aka Nanogirl, is world renowned in her fields of science and engineering. She recently spoke at the Bragato…

Wine without grapes

The oldest archaeological evidence of wine made from grapes goes back to 6000 BC. But will that be the case in…

 

The vineyards of the future

One thing is certain according to Dr Dave Jordan [Vine to Wine] — the vineyards of the future will not…

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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…

 

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…

Opinion

Think smart, look ahead

The theme of the recent Bragato Conference seemed to resonate strongly with many attendees – we have certainly had a…

Caught in the crossfire

Many New Zealand grape growers and winemakers are watching the rising global trade tensions with increasing concern.

 

A questioned posed

Terry Dunleavy poses a question for international drinks empire, Pernod Ricard: why are you using Australian grapes in Montana wine? 

Wine words

Finding the right vocabulary to set a wine apart from its competitors isn’t easy.

Profiles

Women in Wine: Sarah Szegota

Sarah Szegota had always planned to combine work with passion, only it was art rather than wine that she planned…

A secret weapon?

It may be just a coincidence, or it could be a secret weapon – but the Tonnellerie de Mercurey Young…

 

Determination pays off

Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year Annabel Bulk is one determined person. When she sets her sights on something, she’s…

A road well-travelled

New Zealand’s wine industry is as strong as it’s ever been, with wine exports increasing in value and a robust…

New life for old winery

From liquidation in 2015 to bankruptcy in 2017, today there's a different air at Wishart Winery.

Industry

From the top down

What could be better than finding a profession that matches your personal passion. Adam Goble is one of the lucky…

Machinery & Products

Ozone in the vineyard

The word ozone conjures up images of big holes in the atmosphere, stronger UV light, the risk of severe sunburn…

Drones versus birds

Drones may soon be joining the armoury of weapons used to scare birds away from ripening grapes  after a trial…

 

On site brett testing

Brettanomyces bruxellensis is the bane of winemakers throughout the world. Known simply as Brett, its impact can lead to unpleasant…

Spray nozzle engineering

Spray Nozzle Engineering Australasia has opened two new tank head repair and cleaning Centres of Excellence, in Melbourne, Australia and…

Grape brain

Estimating grape yields is a headache for the wine industry – but now there’s an app for that.

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