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Wine Weather

When temperatures consistently run above average it can come as a bit of a shock when a cold spell finally…

Point of View

Pernod Ricard Winemakers Environmental & Sustainability Director Alex Kahl asks whether winegrowers have considered the impact of traditional viticulture on…

Wine to the People

Nestled in the heart of Marlborough’s wine industry, with the likes of Dog Point, Te Whare Ra and Greywacke on…

Mr Grumpy: Comparative Tastings

OPINION: Comparative Tastings are an expensive but potentially effective strategy for a wine producer to raise the image of their…

Bob's Blog: Snail Scourge

OPINION: I have a 50% share in a vineyard and for the first time ever, snails are threatening to decimate…

National

Light year impacts profits

A combination of lower grape yields, lower price per tonne, and increasing vineyard operating costs, is hitting Marlborough grapegrowers in…

Top Wineries of New Zealand

Bannockburn producer Felton Road has been named Winery of the Year New Zealand 2024 by The Real Review, a list…

Dam Safety

The new Building (Dam Safety) Regulations 2022 came into force in May, covering dams of a certain height and volume…

Regional

Marlborough's Small Town Winery

Marlborough’s 2024 vintage was “a return to form for Marlborough summers”, says Astrolabe General Manager Libby Levett.

Opinion

Point of View

Pernod Ricard Winemakers Environmental & Sustainability Director Alex Kahl asks whether winegrowers have considered the impact of traditional viticulture on…

Mr Grumpy: Comparative Tastings

OPINION: Comparative Tastings are an expensive but potentially effective strategy for a wine producer to raise the image of their…

Bob's Blog: Snail Scourge

OPINION: I have a 50% share in a vineyard and for the first time ever, snails are threatening to decimate…

Mastering Wine - MW musings

OPINION: Each week I receive a newsletter called Areopagus, with ‘seven short lessons’ on various historical figures, classical music, paintings,…

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,…

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Wine to the People

Nestled in the heart of Marlborough’s wine industry, with the likes of Dog Point, Te Whare Ra and Greywacke on…

Industry

Wine Weather

When temperatures consistently run above average it can come as a bit of a shock when a cold spell finally…

Fermentis

New Zealand winemakers are increasingly matching fermentation options with the potential of their grapes and “the needs of the wine…

WinePro: Amping up ideas at expo

The complete electrification of horticulture, viticulture and farming is inevitable, says Mike Casey from his Central Otago cherry orchard, which…

PhD Précis: Ziyu Li

Felton Road produces two distinctly different single vineyard Pinot Noirs from two relatively close Bannockburn vineyards, both farmed biodynamically. Ziyu…

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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Biosecurity - Our Responsibility

Biosecurity - Our Responsibility

OPINION: The news could not have been more concerning – an industry member deliberately and illegally imported grapevines into New…

Editorial: Vintage Perspectives

Editorial: Vintage Perspectives

OPINION: In this edition we check out vintage perspectives from around New Zealand, with many reporting lighter than typical yields…

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Sustainability Success

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

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New Zealand-based agritech startup Cropsy Technologies has raised $1.7 million in an extended and oversubscribed capital raise, including support from…

H2Ortigator - the plant babysitter

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