Gareth King with native plantings at Felton Road.

Felton Road Wines is restoring native plantings on public land near its Bannockburn estate, with Winemaker Blair Walter hopeful other businesses will get on board.

Kurt Robinson. Photo: Jim Tannock.

Delving into organics and regenerative agriculture has renewed Kurt Robinson's passion for viticulture.

A balancing act at Bell Hill

If Sherwyn Veldhuizen didn't love her day job so much, the North Canterbury winegrower might spend all of her time farming fungi.

 
Matt Murray on Pernod Ricard's regenerative agriculture trial vineyard. Photo: Jim Tannock.

Scientific testing around the anecdotal claims of regenerative agriculture is "urgently required" according to a new report.

 
Steve Wratten and Samantha Scarratt in 2002.

The academic who helped seed enthusiasm for undervine cover crops in New Zealand has left a legacy of biodiversity in vineyards.

Jason and Anna Flowerday in a field of buckwheat.

Jason Flowerday likes to think outside the box when looking inside the rows at Te Whare Ra.

Tiki Wine & Vineyards

An early grape harvest means Marlborough pruning is likely to begin in April, with a late finish to extend the work window, says grape grower Guy Lissaman, chair of the Marlborough Labour Governance Group

A selection of New Zealand's most exciting wine research will be presented at the upcoming Grape Days events around the country.

MJ Loza has resigned his role as chief executive of the Bragato Research Institute (BRI), to move back into the industry.

The New Zealand School of Food and Wine has launched two new NZQA qualifications that director Celia Hay says will "transform" education about wine and beverages in New Zealand.

A young Hawke's Bay winemaker is setting up New Zealand's first mobile Méthode Traditionelle bottling service, after being awarded $50,000 ASB Backing Business Grant.

Wendy and James Healy have turned succession somewhat on its head, retiring from a wine life in Marlborough to join their daughter’s business in Nelson.

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