Crafters Union wine cans.

Selling wine in a can is nothing especially new, it just hasn’t been embraced by wine producers, but is it time to look at canning wine as well as selling it in bottles?

Silver Heights vineyard owner, Emma Gao.

There are 48 million wine drinkers in China, making it one of the world’s largest markets. They are also large producers, and Lee Suckling asks the question, will China ever be realistic competitors in the market?

 
The Babich Wines Shanghai team, from left: Steve Bao, John Lang, Cai Lei and Joanna Li.

While 750 wineries took part in the 6th ProWine China, only three came from New Zealand.

 
Sauvignon 19

With Sauvignon 19 just a matter of weeks away, Tessa Nicholson asks organising Chair Patrick Materman a few pertinent questions

Sussex is one of the wine regions where Life-Adviclim is researching climate change.

A French research organisation studying the effects of climate change on viticulture, is hoping to partner up with New Zealand grape growers, through a collaboration with the NZWRC.

Tim & Judy Finn from Neudorf Vineyards.

At this year’s New Zealand International Wine Show Tim and Judy Finn were awarded the highest accolade within the New Zealand wine industry; the Sir George Fistonich Legends of New Zealand Wine Medal.

Annabel Bulk, Bayer Young Vit and more recently winner of the Young Horticulturist of the Year.

Twelve months after its official launch, the New Zealand Women in Wine Initiative has been reaping benefits, which is why NZ Winegrower is dedicating the Personality of the Year to New Zealand’s wine women.

As the New Zealand wine industry prepares to celebrate its most famous style of wine, the NZSVO is preparing to investigate the more technical aspects of Sauvignon Blanc.

Wine appreciation is full of accepted rules and wisdom. Some are as simple as “red wine goes with red meat”. Others are more finicky – e.g. “Champagne must be served at four degrees Celsius”. 

She may be a relative newcomer to the wine industry, but the owner of Domaine Rewa in Central Otago has a vision for the future.

The impact of weather and increasing costs are the two major reasons behind a drop in Marlborough growers’ profit before tax.

It is the wine most associated with celebration, with nearly every wine producing country in the world dipping their finger into the pie.

Dr Edwin Massey highlights the key elements of the Bragato Conference that focused on biosecurity and emergency response management.

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