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Atípico

Jordan Hogg always had a hankering to make his own wines, pushing boundaries and "showcasing another side of Marlborough".

Vandal

Vandal was born from the desire to capture the moment when wine is at its ultimate drinkability.

Saorsa

Hawke's Bay Saorsa likely flies under the radar for most wine drinkers.

Scapegrace & Prophet's Rock

Prophet's Rock and Scapegrace, already highly regarded for their wine and gin respectively, have combined their talents to create two…

Moko Hills

When Donald van der Westhuizen was studying ecology at university, his father urged him to switch to viticulture.

National

Chateau Garage

Chateau Garage, with its ficus-covered turrets, is a hive of side hustle industry.

Vintners Guild

This September Toby Buck hopes to drive a herd of sheep over the Thames, tapping into one of the entitlements…

Parliamentary Pairing

New Zealand winemakers have been invited to take a seat at Parliament's table, with plans for an exclusive signature wine…

Regional

Vintage 2024: Central Otago

With a late frost last year, a hailstorm in February, and frost fighting in March, some subregions of Central Otago…

Vintage 2024: On the High Wire

Greystone's High Wire project is set to expand across 25% of the North Canterbury vineyard, allowing sheep to graze those…

Vintage 2024: North Canterbury

"Conditions are incredible," and "the quality is going to be exceptional", says Mike Saunders from North Canterbury in mid-March, as…

Vintage 2024: Nelson

"It's one of the best vintages, I think," says Chris Seifried on day one of Seifried Estate's Nelson harvest. "I'm…

Vintage 2024: Marlborough

"I'm just kind of pinching myself that the weather is so good," says Pernod Ricard's New Zealand Group Winemaker Jamie…

Opinion

Drops of God

OPINION: Drops of God is a mini-series about a large wine inheritance and the civilised battle between a Japanese wine enthusiast,…

Bob's Blog: Going topless

OPINION: A year or so ago I congratulated Waiheke wine producer Destiny Bay for removing capsules from their bottles.

Bob's blog: Genuine forgeries

OPINION: The world’s most notorious wine forger has served his 10-year prison sentence and is back in business, creating wine…

Profiles

Wild Irish dreaming

When two Northern Irishmen born 50 years and 50-ish kilometres apart from each other fall for the same beguiling grape,…

The Profile: James Healy

"The Marlborough wine industry has been extremely kind to me," says James Healy, 32 years after he pulled up in…

Industry

BRIght Ideas: Loveblock Innovations

The Bragato Research Institute Research Winery has helped Marlborough's Loveblock winery refine the use of oenological tannins, specifically tannin extracted…

Machinery & Products

H2Ortigator - the plant babysitter

A New Zealand startup is offering a novel approach to irrigation and nutrition management, specifically designed to optimise the growth…

Apping into old ways of farming

New technology can enable older ways of winegrowing, says Abby Rose, who developed the Sectormentor app for her family’s farm…

Spraying smarter to grow better

In a competitive and dynamic landscape such as viticulture, the ability to effectively trial, evaluate and embed innovations can provide…

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Editorial

Editorial: Plenty of tears

Editorial: Plenty of tears

OPINION: Rachael Cook is the smiling grape grower on this month’s cover, tending vines on the miniscule, beautiful and dream-driven vineyard…

Popular Reads

Ten years of Méthode Marlborough

New Zealand wine enthusiasts have a deepening understanding and growing appreciation of sparkling wine, says Mel Skinner, Chair of Méthode Marlborough…

Sustainability Success

Taking two sustainability awards at two events on a single evening felt like "true recognition" of the work Lawson's Dry…