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).

 
 
Waipara Hills

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.

Photo by Richard Birkby.

Five years after starting their journey towards BioGro certification, Central Otago’s Amisfield has been named Organic Winery of the Year in the NZ Organic Wine awards.

Vintech's spinning cone column is enabling the production of alcohol-free wine.

An appetite for low alcohol wine is driving technology changes in New Zealand’s wine industry, says Vintech Pacific Wine Technologies Managing Director Guy Rutledge.

Bragato Research Institute has signed an agreement on behalf of the wine industry to participate in the $27 million Lighter Touch Programme, alongside other industries including kiwifruit, onions and citrus.

As wineries enter the spring season, many opening cellar doors after a period of Covid-19 closure, the mood appears one of cautious optimism.

There’s new evidence that hemp growing amid grapevines may boost the diversity of native yeasts in the resulting wines.

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