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This coming October, growers and wineries will be asked to cast their votes on the future of the grape and wine levies which fund New Zealand Winegrowers. The dates have been postponed from September to October – more information is available below.

Richmond Plains Vineyards. Photo by Chocolate Dog Studio.

Spring weather, as we all know, is a time of huge transition. Increased daylight hours mean growing days kick in, temperatures are milder, and those annoying westerlies return. 

Jules Taylor

Launching a four-day working week is about bringing more balance to life, says Marlborough winemaker Jules Taylor. "We think it's been a great success."

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:

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

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

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).

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