Busy, busy, busy. The countdown is on for the first vintage of the new decade and the one thing we can guarantee is it will be the best of the decade - so far, of course.
The past year has been a momentous one for our sector. For me the past 12 months has been marked by two stand out events.
If A Seat at the Table hasn’t made it onto your must-see movie radar yet, it will.
It's okay to embrace wearing fragrances when tasting wine, despite what others say. Lee Suckling explains.
What are best food-friendly wines? Bob Campbell, MW offers his picks.
How important is vine age to wine quality?
At the recent 200 year celebrations in the Bay of Islands, NZ Winegrowers was very pleased to announce a new development to support and encourage young leaders in the industry.
The past forms the present and the present leads to the future. That is basically the theme of this issue of NZWinegrowers.
In his diary Reverend Samuel Marsden records on September 25 1819 that he planted some grapevines in the grounds of the Stone Store, Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands. These vines were the first planted in New Zealand.
When you stop learning, you stop growing. It’s a saying that came to mind a few times recently, after attending two learning experiences offered to members of the New Zealand wine industry.
New Zealand wine prices are on the rise.
Just how much does Moët cost in other countries? Turns out, a lot more than in New Zealand, as Bob Campbell MW explains.
Each day news services are filled with latest research and commentary around the manifestations of climate change, whether it is, for example, record temperatures in the Arctic or the loss of ice from glaciers around the globe.
The halcyon days of summer are now long behind us, as the country prepares for winter. The harvest is a distant memory; of 24-hour days, the chatter of a multitude of languages and fruit of outstanding quality coming through the winery doors.
When I discovered that there was a distillery a few minutes’ walk from my house I reacted with enthusiasm.
Bob Campbell MW explains why he's impressed by the Huski Wine Cooler.
A day in which people who called New Zealand home were senselessly and brutally gunned down in their place of peace and worship.
There are so many pleasures of doing the job that I do. One is that I get to talk to a wide range of people, from different walks of life, all so enthusiastic about the role they play in the wine industry.
Don Kavanaugh from Wine Searcher rounds up some of New Zealand's most expensive wines.
If New Zealand legalises medical marijuana, which seems likely, what effect is that likely to have on wine sales?
Bob Campbell MW explains three of the most memorable wine scandals.
Another New Year has begun and at least on the weather front appears to have started well with lots of warm, dry weather. Long may that continue!
The biggest New Zealand Winegrower event of the year has wrapped up.
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