Cover Crops

Once upon a time, a cover crop could be a "fruit salad" of species, says Jeremy Oswald, Managing Director and lead Agronomist at Osgro in Marlborough.

Europe Update

Chris Stroud has been New Zealand Winegrower Market Manager in Europe for 10 years, and also covers the Middle East. In this Winegrower Magazine Q&A, he gives some insights into how these markets have changed and what's in store for New Zealand wine in Europe.

Nautilus Estate

Awareness and perception of 'Brand New Zealand' has never been stronger, according to the 2021 New Zealand Winegrowers Annual Report.

Nicola Crennan

At the recent RSE Conference in Nelson, the Minister of Immigration, Kris Faafoi, repeated the Government’s commitment to the scheme, and recognised the important role thousands of Pacific Island workers play across the vital seasonal tasks for the horticulture and wine industries.

Sarah Wilson

New Levy Rate

On 24 June 2021, the New Zealand Winegrowers (NZW) Board set the following levy rates for the year 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022:

Richard Bedford

The Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme faces three strategic risk areas, according to a two year study assessing the impacts of the migration programme.

Kate Macreadie

Bentonite has "a significant effect" on calcium concentrates in Sauvignon Blanc wines, according to a new student research project.

Larissa Trownson is Legal Counsel at New Zealand Winegrowers

Health and safety is an important part of any business – it’s the right thing to do by your workers, and you also have obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA).

Unless you have been living under a rock, you will have seen the Labour Party take with some ease the majority of seats in Parliament, able to govern on its own but also with a "Cooperation Agreement" with the Green Party.

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