Tim Hanni MW in full flight.

Master of Wine Tim Hanni didn’t hold back during his session on food and wine pairing. Instead he let rip with a range of statements that had many attending nodding in agreement.

Could Sauvignon Blanc be Aretha Franklin's Respect?

Just what song epitomizes Sauvignon Blanc to you and why? That was the question Melanie Brown put to a number of writers and commentators both here in New Zealand and around the world, prior to Savuignon 19.

 
 
A deeper shade of Rosé

Wairarapa winemaker Jannine Rickards released the first two vintages of her new wines, branded Huntress, late last year.

Craggy doubles vineyards in Martinborough

Craggy Range has doubled its land holdings in Martinborough with the acquisition of a 110-hectare block of land at the north end of Te Muna Road, nine kilometres west of the township.

Annie Millton.

A viticulture and winemaking programme is set to resume at EIT Tairawhiti (Gisborne) this year, thanks to some collaboration between the institute and the wine industry.

MyFarm investigates viticulture sector

The past six years has seen increased growth in the New Zealand viticultural sector, according to MyFarm Investments, but future long-term growth will depend on other varietals outside Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

Crafters Union wine cans.

Selling wine in a can is nothing especially new, it just hasn’t been embraced by wine producers, but is it time to look at canning wine as well as selling it in bottles?

Silver Heights vineyard owner, Emma Gao.

There are 48 million wine drinkers in China, making it one of the world’s largest markets. They are also large producers, and Lee Suckling asks the question, will China ever be realistic competitors in the market?

While 750 wineries took part in the 6th ProWine China, only three came from New Zealand.

With Sauvignon 19 just a matter of weeks away, Tessa Nicholson asks organising Chair Patrick Materman a few pertinent questions

A French research organisation studying the effects of climate change on viticulture, is hoping to partner up with New Zealand grape growers, through a collaboration with the NZWRC.

At this year’s New Zealand International Wine Show Tim and Judy Finn were awarded the highest accolade within the New Zealand wine industry; the Sir George Fistonich Legends of New Zealand Wine Medal.

Twelve months after its official launch, the New Zealand Women in Wine Initiative has been reaping benefits, which is why NZ Winegrower is dedicating the Personality of the Year to New Zealand’s wine women.

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