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New initiative

The idea of empowering women in wine here in New Zealand was first mooted within the halls of New Zealand…

 

Making Marlborough pure

A group of producers in Marlborough believe the time has come for the region to adopt a 100% Pure strategy…

Regional

Italian love affair

They met on Wellington’s Lambton Quay, fell in love in Rome and planted Sangiovese in Central Hawke’s Bay...

 

Waimarama’s French connection

French oenologist Ludwig Vanneron is the new consultant to one of Hawke’s Bay’s smallest wineries, Chateau Waimarama.

The Chardonnay Express

New Zealand Chardonnay has failed to make much of a dent on the export market. A group of Gisborne winemakers…

Opinion

Bob's blog

From Donald Trump's sobriety to a NZ$54,461 bottle of Madeira, here's the blog of MW Bob Campbell.

 

Whanau for the curators

Professional wine and beverage service is one of the key factors for the success of the New Zealand Hospitality sector.

Bob's blog

Bob Campbell MW examines whats happening in the New Zealand wine industry.

$1.5 billion of exports!

1999 ... $0.1 billion of wine exports, 2006 ... $0.5 billion of wine exports, 2010 ... $1.0 billion of wine exports, 2015 ...…

Profiles

 

Family vines - Pegasus Bay

Ivan Donaldson is renowned for establishing the first modern vineyard in Canterbury back in the 1970s.

Heading upwards

In the last of our regional Pinot Noir 2017 profiles, Tessa Nicholson talks to Dave Clouston of Two Rivers of…

Industry

 

Communicate your style

"Please experiment, please reinvent, please innovate. But please, please, please communicate – talk to your consumer and let them know…

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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