Wine companies will soon be able to use artificial intelligence to count inflorescence, with a research prototype to be trialled in Marlborough later this year.
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.
Delving into organics and regenerative agriculture has renewed Kurt Robinson's passion for viticulture.
If Sherwyn Veldhuizen didn't love her day job so much, the North Canterbury winegrower might spend all of her time farming fungi.
Scientific testing around the anecdotal claims of regenerative agriculture is "urgently required" according to a new report.
Pete Chapman loves to see an abundance of cherries at his family's North Canterbury vineyard.
New Zealand's wine industry is "waking up" to the power of nature's services, says entomologist and virologist Vaughn Bell.
Robert Holdaway sees science at work when he harvests a salad for dinner, plucking rocket, spinach and beetroot leaves from his Lower Wairau Vineyards.
Growing great grapes at Greystone is "an evolution not a revolution", says General Manager Nick Gill from amidst a grassy sward.
The academic who helped seed enthusiasm for undervine cover crops in New Zealand has left a legacy of biodiversity in vineyards.
When Bard Arnst first came to Marlborough in 1994, he found vineyards akin to a cricket pitch, with neatly mown rows of grass and headlands.
Jason Flowerday likes to think outside the box when looking inside the rows at Te Whare Ra.
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
Grape yields across the country have taken a hit from poor flowering, but growers and winemakers are welcoming beautiful fruit and a kind ripening season.
At 5forests, we spend a lot of time looking at websites - cheap, expensive, DIY, custom - from all around the world.
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.
Lawson's Dry Hills has achieved carbon zero status.
Imagine a wine as a piece of recorded music. Its maker has endeavoured to put out a well-balanced composition, envisaging this harmony will be what’s experienced by its audience.
Governance is key to driving down greenhouse gas emissions across the life cycle of a wine product.
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.
There was never any pressure nor expectation the Sutherland children would join parents Ivan and Margaret in Dog Point Vineyards.
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