At this years’ Bragato, we heard how technology will shape the future of our industry.
Wine appreciation is full of accepted rules and wisdom. Some are as simple as “red wine goes with red meat”. Others are more finicky – e.g. “Champagne must be served at four degrees Celsius”.
The numbers say it all. Twelve participants, 3600 wine tastes, 85 producers, 57 wine regions and 11 countries.
She may be a relative newcomer to the wine industry, but the owner of Domaine Rewa in Central Otago has a vision for the future.
Another day, another impossibly steep vineyard perched on the slopes of the Mosel River.
The impact of weather and increasing costs are the two major reasons behind a drop in Marlborough growers’ profit before tax.
It is the wine most associated with celebration, with nearly every wine producing country in the world dipping their finger into the pie.
Dr Edwin Massey highlights the key elements of the Bragato Conference that focused on biosecurity and emergency response management.
Michelle Dickinson, aka Nanogirl, is world renowned in her fields of science and engineering. She recently spoke at the Bragato Conference.
The oldest archaeological evidence of wine made from grapes goes back to 6000 BC. But will that be the case in the future?
One thing is certain according to Dr Dave Jordan [Vine to Wine] — the vineyards of the future will not replicate the vineyards of today.
How can you protect grapes from inevitable UV damage in summer?
New Zealand is heading towards much warmer summers by the end of the century, along with more extremes in terms of heatwaves and short deluges.
Climate change was a topic that came up time and again during the Bragato Conference. New Zealand Winegrowers and NIWA have begun researching what impact it will have on our wine regions.
Many of those attending this year’s Romeo Bragato Conference were claiming it was the best ever in terms of content.
There can be very few countries where the Prime Minister will throw their weight behind a resident seeking an international posting.
We interviewed Dr John Barker, in the running for Director General of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine.
In 2017, the number of international travelers who visited a winery during their stay was just over 712,000. What’s more they spent an astonishing $3.8 billion during their time in New Zealand.
Brancott Estate and Emirates Team New Zealand have announced a partnership for the 36th America’s Cup.
New Zealand’s largest region will celebrate its unique wines this month at the 8th Marlborough Wine Show.
What do you do when you want to introduce some influential American wine professionals to New Zealand wine, but can’t physically get them to the island country? You bring the country to them.
Kiwi scientists are using a chemical fingerprinting technique to definitively and scientifically prove if a wine is really what it says on the bottle.
It is no surprise that biosecurity is one of the greatest concerns facing the New Zealand wine industry at the moment.
A small Marlborough based company has taken out a major innovation award in the US, for a design that provides winemakers with the chance to see what is happening in the tank.
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