Taking the alcohol out of wine is proving good business for Giesen Group, with an expanding range of zero percent wines and forecasts of stellar growth.
Grape growers around New Zealand will be able to dip into fresh research, best practice and industry feedback at the Spray Days events being held around the country in August and early September.
A Central Otago vineyard is using strategic placement of subsurface irrigation to water vines while growing midrow clover crops.
Distancing subsurface irrigation from the vine trunk results in less undervine vegetation with no significant reduction in yields.
After 25 years focussed on sustainability, Astrolabe Wines is now aiming for Toitū carbonzero certification.
When Dan Gillett started selling natural wines from Scotch Wine Bar in Blenheim seven years ago, he had a funky selection and Millennial market.
"The most excellent wine is one which has given pleasure by its own natural qualities, nothing must be mixed with it which might obscure its natural taste,” proposed Roman agricultural writer, Columella.
In the wake of harvest, with tanks and barrels full of ferments, Dom Maxwell might be found on an almost empty hillside.
The 24-hour content cycle of social media, and the expectations it has created, can feel a little overwhelming.
There's a bit of glass half full in New Zealand Winegrowers' 2021 vintage report, with "superb" quality wines and abundance of global demand.
Natalie Potts is leaving New Zealand Winegrowers after eight years working across Asian markets. In this Winegrower Magazine Q&A, she gives some insights into how these markets have changed, and what's in store for New Zealand wine in China.
We have just kicked off the new financial year and shared our plans for the next 12 months.
The end of the New Zealand Wine of the Year competition heralds the beginning of "a broader celebration of excellence across our industry", says New Zealand Winegrowers General Manager Marketing Charlotte Read.
A helicopter company has launched a winery tour to Waipara Valley, taking off from Christchurch and taking in five wineries.
In its fourth year, Organic Wine Week is happening during the Spring Equinox, from 20 to 26 September 2021.
Tohu Wines has won a Best in Show award at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2021, for its Whenua Matua Chardonnay 2018, a single-vineyard wine grown in the clay soils of Tasman's Upper Moutere region.
"We want to celebrate the most exciting and courageous small producers, and Covid has amplified that mission for us," says sommelier Pete Connell.
One of New Zealand's first Auckland-based wine commentators, Michael Brett, was inducted to the New Zealand Wine Hall of Fame at the Royal Easter Show Wine Awards this year.
After many months of video calls on small laptop screens, Graham Norton and Invivo Co-founders, Tim Lightbourne and Rob Cameron used Eden Park Stadium's big screen to blend their new vintage of wine together.
The 2021 Women in Wine New Zealand Mentoring Programme kicked off at the end of June with 11 wine-industry stalwarts mentoring 11 up-and-coming women working in the New Zealand wine industry.
Getting employers on board for a "really robust health and safety journey", has seen Constellation Brands transform its injury outcomes over the past four years.
Fermentation expert and yeast supplier Fermentis has signed on as a gold sponsor of the Bragato Research Institute research winery, giving it naming rights to the boardroom.
Grapevine diseases of New Zealand is the first book dedicated to the identification and management of grapevine diseass in New Zealand.
It will take generational change for some wineries to truly tap into technological advancements, says VinWizard veteran and new co-owner Bob Richards.
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