With 1300 ha, Chile’s Emiliana Vineyard is the world’s largest organic and biodynamic wine producer. Tessa Nicholson discovers that going organic on a large scale means you have to get past all the reasons not to.
This is the third Organic and Biodynamic Winegrowing Conference Tessa Nicholson has attended. And given the success, it is unlikely to be her last.
Twenty years on from the very first New Zealand Pinot Noir Celebration the event that has been labelled as the Best Pinot Party in the World, is set to celebrate a milestone.
Wine as medicine has a long and interesting history, as Lee Suckling reports.
Native to Asia, the harlequin ladybird first arrived in Auckland, in 2016. Upon receiving notification of its arrival, MPI undertook an investigation and found it already too widespread for an eradication attempt to have any reasonable chance of success.
Clos Henri Vineyard is celebrating Bastille Day on the 14th of July with a family open day.
In part three of a series breaking down the six questions answered by the PwC Strategic Review, Tessa Nicholson looks at the question of Supply.
After a couple of years when large tracts of New Zealand have been hit by tropical cyclones prior to harvest, 2019 provided a Panadol for grape growers and winemakers throughout the country.
For the first time ever a New Zealand wine brand has been included in the top three Most Admired Wine Brands in the World, taking out the third spot.
The latest summer has once again highlighted the fragility of relying on river sources for irrigation in Marlborough.
There have been a few changes in the normally very stable Nelson wine industry in recent months, most notably the sale of the beleaguered former Mahana winery and restaurant facility along with the sale of vineyard land.
Not long after a few BMSB post-border detections were dealt with, another familiar biosecurity threat has raised its head.
The data revealed in the latest Deloitte, ANZ and New Zealand Winegrowing industry benchmarking survey shows 2018 was a pretty good year for all tiers within the wine industry.
In part two of a series breaking down the six questions answered by the PwC Strategic Review, Tessa Nicholson looks at the question of Sustainability and its place within the New Zealand wine industry.
The Government has made ‘fairer’ working conditions a priority, including a focus on exploitation of workers.
Some of the best quotes to emerge from Sauvignon 2019.
The reasons for applying to be part of the Women in Wine mentoring programme may have differed for the 16 women taking part, but the outcomes were all the same. Success.
There is no denying birds can do serious damage if left to forage at will on ripening grapes.
Is the hype around China as a growing wine market a real thing – or is it a fantasy based on the fact the country has 1.4 billion people?
Lee Suckling travelled to the Middle East and learned the hard way that wine drinking isn’t impossible, but it’s not cheap or easy either.
As New Zealand wineries were preparing for the first National Cellar Door Day, one Marlborough company was adding 700 corkscrews to its refurbished public space.
The largest government funding for a research project in primary industries promises good news for vineyard owners concerned about future labour shortages.
Understanding Xylella fastidiosa (Xf), the bacterial cause of Pierce’s Disease.
Sprayer setup is the most important of the different factors that contribute to effective powdery mildew control.
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