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Young Horticulturist

For the third consecutive time, a viticulturist has won the Young Horticulturist (Kaiahuone rangatahi o te tau) competition.

The Profile: Nicholas Brown

"I definitely feel that I'm growing," notes Nicholas Brown, when asked to reflect on his two-decade winemaking career, with the…

National

A treasured legacy at Te Mata

Toby Buck's upbringing was a vintner-version of the classic, hardworking Kiwi farming family - skateboarding on the winery crush pad,…

A rich story at Seifried

Splitting firewood before school, placing plastic caps over 1,000 corked bottles an hour, afternoons on the tractor, and pruning instead…

A shared life at Mahi

When Max Bicknell unexpectedly found himself in charge of an upstate New York winery - its winemaker trapped in Australia…

Regional

The Social Place: The c-word

It’s safe to say certain words starting with ‘c’ haven’t always had a good reputation. The latest c-word – Covid…

The Marketing Place

New Zealand Wine Week 2022 The New Zealand Winegrowers marketing team recently concluded another successful New Zealand Wine Week campaign.

A mature bunch

Te Mata Estate is preparing to unleash a "secret weapon" in the vines, as its handpicking team trades retirement for…

Vintage Countdown

With many wine regions suffering from low yields in vintage 2021, the good growing season for the upcoming harvest has…

Opinion

Bob's Blog: Wine etiquette

OPINION: It was an attention-grabbing headline in Yahoo News. "Three-fourths of people believe the rules of wine are intimidating".

Working to combat cost increases

Currently headlines are referencing the re-emergence of inflation, the bogey that plagued the New Zealand and global economies in the…

Profiles

The Profile: Nicholas Brown

"I definitely feel that I'm growing," notes Nicholas Brown, when asked to reflect on his two-decade winemaking career, with the…

PhD Precis: Minoo Mohajer

PhD student Minoo Mohajer won Lincoln University's Three-Minute thesis (3MT) research presentation last year, for her engaging presentation on improving…

Industry

Machinery & Products

Weed Eater for Wider Areas

With the wine industry seeking mechanical weeding options to reduce chemical reliance in vineyards, Italian manufacturer Orizzonti has introduced the…

New SAM on the block

Well known for its spreaders, feed wagons, tip trailers and quick hitches, Hamilton-based Coombridge and Alexander has added a new…

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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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Update on environmental matters

Since joining New Zealand Winegrowers I have been working closely with the environment team on central government consultations relating to…