Alice Rule.

A young Marlborough producer is encouraging government and the New Zealand wine industry to take ownership of their glass recycling, before they are forced to.

The mentors for the 2020 NZW Mentoring Programme. Back from left;  Jaimee Whitehead, Jo Pearson, Marcus Pickens, Katherine Jacobs. Front row:  Kevin Joyce, Mike Insley, Jean-Charles Van Hove, Rod MacIvor and Kathrin Jankowic.

In just two and a half years the New Zealand Winegrowers’ Women in Wine initiative has grown in stature both here at home and internationally.

Perfect labels

A new guide by the NZ Wine Packaging Forum offers advice on creating the perfect wine label. 

 
 
Dr Richard Smart presenting the vine planted by St Peter Chanel at Poi, Futuna Island, to Pope John Paul, Auckland, November 1986.

As New Zealand’s wine industry celebrates its 200th year, Dr Richard Smart provides us with a story that links New Zealand wine to the Vatican.

Pinot Noir 2021 promises to be bigger and more New Zealand centric than ever before.

Changes are afoot for New Zealand’s next Pinot Noir Celebration. Tessa Nicholson looks at how organisers are raising the bar.

Kerry Hammond.

It is 19 years since Kerry Hammond completed his viticulture diploma, and in that time he has probably pruned tens of thousands of vines.

ECO TRELIS in place at a new Peregrine vineyard.

A company that is changing the face of vineyards here in New Zealand has just recently taken out the Supreme Awards at the Wellington Gold Awards and the Global Gold Award for exports.

Dr Edwin Massey has been appointed to the new position of General Manager Sustainability for NZW.

The PwC Strategic Review last year offered a number of recommendations presented to the New Zealand Winegrower’s Board.

The rooibos tea additive used in wine comes from the sticks rather than the leaves of the bush.

A Marlborough winery is attempting to replace sulphur dioxide (SO2) from their organic Sauvignon Blanc and replace it with green tea.

La Grande Maison in 1911. The iconic house is now home to a restaurant and cellar door.

Mission Estate Winery was established in 1851 by pioneering French Missionaries, making it New Zealand’s oldest winery with a fascinating past.

The arguments advocating against sub surface irrigation are often over played, with the benefits ignored.

The term Edelzwicker may not be familiar to many New Zealanders, but it has a long and proud heritage that dates back to 1644.

At the biennial Cawthron Marlborough Environment Awards, Pernod Ricard Winemakers took out the Wine Industry’s top award. Tessa Nicholson looks at why the judges were so impressed with the company’s environmental ethos.

One of the questions the PwC Strategic Review asked during its study of the New Zealand wine industry, was centered on business models.

Plant & Food Research’s Vaughn Bell has seen a lot of mealybugs in his time, but even he was stunned to see photos of infestations in Marlborough this past vintage.

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