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Syrah!

A blind tasting of 48 2018 Syrahs from around New Zealand showed the country’s best can compare with their Rhône…

Research on vineyard hail damage

A new research project will help inform vineyard recovery strategies following hail, after three separate events hit New Zealand vineyards…

New Frontiers – Q&A

Bragato Research Institute Chief Executive MJ Loza has had a busy 18 months, helping drive the establishment and development of…

National

Coming up Rosés

The small, intense berries of Marlborough’s 2019 Pinot Noir vintage were a blessing for some and a blow for others.
 

Breaking through the cloud

Two PhD students from Victoria University have developed a machine that could change the face of winemaking in New Zealand.

Regional

Soil compaction a worrying trend

A 19-year soil monitoring programme in Marlborough is showing viticultural use is leading to more compact soils, increased nutrient loss…
 

Opinion

Vintage pressure

Busy, busy, busy. The countdown is on for the first vintage of the new decade and the one thing we…

A standout year

The past year has been a momentous one for our sector. For me the past 12 months has been marked…
 

Profiles

New Frontiers – Q&A

Bragato Research Institute Chief Executive MJ Loza has had a busy 18 months, helping drive the establishment and development of…
 

37 years well spent

Mention the name Andy Frost to wine industry members in New Zealand and they will comment on what a resolute…

Industry

Machinery & Products

Mechanisation new for the US

The impetus behind developing the Klima stripper back in 2007 was a continual lack of labour during the pruning season.
 

Collaboration increases capability

Initially designed to assist fertiliser spreading trucks operating on steep New Zealand hill country, TracMap’s GPS guidance and job management…

Tractor for tight spaces

Italian specialist tractor manufacturer SAME, part of the SDF Group, used the recent EIMA 18 Expo in Bologna, to roll…

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Green tea instead of Sulphur

A Marlborough winery is attempting to replace sulphur dioxide (SO2) from their organic Sauvignon Blanc and replace it with green…

Mechanisation new for the US

The impetus behind developing the Klima stripper back in 2007 was a continual lack of labour during the pruning season.