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Ready and Abel

Wendy and James Healy have turned succession somewhat on its head, retiring from a wine life in Marlborough to join…
 

Fifteen years of Young Vits

Competing in the New Zealand Young Viticulturist of the Year competition is all about escaping your comfort zone, says the…

Helping after wildfires

Hill Laboratories is providing support to the US wine industry by testing samples from grape growers and wineries in the…

Regional

Native cover

Native plantings trialled under Villa Maria vines have yielded good results, despite dry conditions and destructive rabbits.
 

Memorable vintage

With a backdrop of COVID-19, this has been a harvest like no other.

Green Leaders

Hawke’s Bay celebrated its inaugural biodiversity field day in early February, with grower Xan Harding leading a posse of viticulturist…

Opinion

Ditching premox - Bob's Blog

Premature oxidation (premox) is a scourge that has affected white Burgundy since the mid-90s. It needs to be distinguished from…
 

Profiles

Grape opportunities

Not a day goes by that Awatere Valley grape grower Andy Peter doesn’t think fondly of his father, who firmly…

Success in Succession: Milton

“We have an expression that unless you have dirt under your fingernails, you’ll never know how to grow a vine,”…
 

Industry

Machinery & Products

Ted on tour

A new and improved version of Naïo Technologies’ autonomous weeding robot, Ted, has been revealed prior to a tour of…

Smart Sprayer

Claimed to be some of the most revolutionary spray technology to enter the Australasian market, the BA Smart Sprayer powered…
 

Rex set to go

Italian tractor manufacturer Landini, well-known for its specialised tractors in the vineyard and orchard sectors, has announced a new addition…

Wineries set for seismic shakes

Four years after the Kaikōura earthquake, Marlborough wineries are far better prepared for a big shake, says structural engineer Will…

Mechanisation new for the US

The impetus behind developing the Klima stripper back in 2007 was a continual lack of labour during the pruning season.

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Editorial

Perfect pivots — Editorial

Perfect pivots — Editorial

Misha Wilkinson’s description of “pirouetting” through Covid-19 seems apt, given the industry’s need to stay on its toes throughout this…

Save our soils — Editorial

Save our soils — Editorial

There’s been something of a makeover in New Zealand vineyards in recent years, as the clean-cut look of sprayed rows…

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