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Friday, 17 January 2020 13:51

Soil compaction a worrying trend

A 19-year soil monitoring programme in Marlborough is showing viticultural use is leading to more compact soils, increased nutrient loss and a decrease in organic matter.

Published in Regional Updates
Monday, 06 January 2020 08:55

Green tea instead of Sulphur

A Marlborough winery is attempting to replace sulphur dioxide (SO2) from their organic Sauvignon Blanc with green tea.

Published in Industry
Thursday, 14 November 2019 09:51

Saving Sauvignon Blanc... and Marlborough

Viticulturist Richard Smart explains the growing threat to Marlborough’s wine industry: trunk disease. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 12:00

Green tea instead of Sulphur

A Marlborough winery is attempting to replace sulphur dioxide (SO2) from their organic Sauvignon Blanc and replace it with green tea.

Published in Industry
Monday, 23 September 2019 09:10

Future 50 finalist — Stuart Dudley

The wine industry was never Stuart Dudley’s first career choice. The viticulturist for Villa Maria Wines in Marlborough had his mindset on research or forensics, having completed a degree in Genetics and Biochemistry.

Published in Profiles
Thursday, 12 September 2019 13:11

Sommeliers rank Marlborough winery

In the first Sommeliers Choice Awards held in the US, a Marlborough winery gained medals for every single wine they entered in the competition.

Published in Regional Updates
Monday, 10 June 2019 11:03

Dam – not enough water

The summer of 2019 is not the first time Marlborough has suffered from a big dry. 

Published in Regional Updates
Monday, 10 June 2019 10:48

The big dry delivers outstanding fruit

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.

Published in Industry

Marlborough still maintains the title of New Zealand garlic king, producing about 70% of the country’s total crop.

Published in General News
Friday, 30 November 2018 12:54

Wet year causes issues

Water, water everywhere is becoming the catch cry of vineyard owners in Marlborough, given one of the wettest eight-month periods recorded in 30 years.

Published in Regional Updates
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