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Organic Wine Week

In its fourth year, Organic Wine Week is happening during the Spring Equinox, from 20 to 26 September 2021.

Best in Show

Tohu Wines has won a Best in Show award at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2021, for its Whenua Matua…

By the Bottle

"We want to celebrate the most exciting and courageous small producers, and Covid has amplified that mission for us," says…

Michael Brett in Hall of Fame

One of New Zealand's first Auckland-based wine commentators, Michael Brett, was inducted to the New Zealand Wine Hall of Fame…

Graham Norton at Eden Park

After many months of video calls on small laptop screens, Graham Norton and Invivo Co-founders, Tim Lightbourne and Rob Cameron…

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Vintage 2021 - Nelson

Nelson was dealt a significantly low fruit set and crop this year, says Andrew Greenhough, with yields of Greenhough Vineyards'…

Mahi in Marlborough

Brian Bicknell is carfully watching the shifting landscapes of hospitality around the world, hoping to gauge the strength of Mahi's…

Opinion

 

To Decant or Not to Decant?

The late professor Émile Peynaud was not a fan of aerating wine by decanting it, claiming that the action of…

The Big Dipper

Once a year, when capsicum prices bottom out (which means they’re at their freshest best) I make the Big Dipper,…

Profiles

Icehouse: The business of growing

With the effects of Covid-19 still impacting many New Zealand industries, it's imperative the wine sector taps into home-grown business…
 

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Ted on tour

A new and improved version of Naïo Technologies’ autonomous weeding robot, Ted, has been revealed prior to a tour of…

Smart Sprayer

Claimed to be some of the most revolutionary spray technology to enter the Australasian market, the BA Smart Sprayer powered…

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Editorial

Perfect pivots — Editorial

Perfect pivots — Editorial

Misha Wilkinson’s description of “pirouetting” through Covid-19 seems apt, given the industry’s need to stay on its toes throughout this…

Save our soils — Editorial

Save our soils — Editorial

There’s been something of a makeover in New Zealand vineyards in recent years, as the clean-cut look of sprayed rows…

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Te Whare Ra

Jason Flowerday likes to think outside the box when looking inside the rows at Te Whare Ra.