On 1 March 2022 New Zealand signed a Free Trade Agreement with the United Kingdom.
All vineyards owned by New Zealand Winegrowers members are required to have an annual biosecurity vineyard registration completed each year.
Here's a small snapshot of some of the high rainfall totals across much of New Zealand during February - 140mm at Fairhall, 375mm at Masterton, 248mm at Napier.
Central Otago’s subregional story is globally recognised and locally cherished, says Felton Road Winemaker Blair Walter, welcoming the registration of Bannockburn as a Geographical Indication.
Whenever I hear the words “alternative varieties” in relation to wine, I feel a funny mixture of emotions.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are an ever-increasing feature of modern life, including vineyard management.
Dr Jessica Rivera-Perez has joined the Bragato Research Institute Grapevine Improvement Programme, developing new and improved New Zealand grapevines.
Since joining New Zealand Winegrowers I have been working closely with the environment team on central government consultations relating to three of our six environmental focus areas: climate change, water and waste.
I would like to introduce our newest advocacy team member, Anna Cameron.
Late last year I talked about the influence of long range climate drivers and how they impact our seasonal weather.
Writing a practical guide on non-chemical weed management had an unexpected result for Dr Charles Merfield, as he delved into the interconnected nature of the vines, groun cover and soils, and the damage done to all three by cultivating.
New Zealand's largest ever wine research programme will safeguard the linchpin of New Zealand's wine industry, by diversifying Sauvignon Blanc.
Q&A with agritech startups.
Wine Grenade has lived up to its name since 2014, blowing up winemaking traditions of time and oak.
A Kiwi startup has developed an artificial intelligence-powered vision system that has the potential to drastically transform the way vineyards are managed.
With its Oxin autonomous vineyard vehicle now at an advanced stage of development, Marlborough-based start-up Smart Machines is beginning to eye the wider New Zealand and, ultimately, international market.
Gaining exposure to relevant innovation, "without being swamped in the sheer volume of options", is one of the main challenges for winegrowers considering agrictech.
Kiwi agritech startup Hectre is on a mission to deliver the world's simplest technologies to the fruit growing world, says Chief Executive and co-founder Matty Blomfield.
Producing a carbon positive wine has proven good business for Constellation Brands New Zealand.
Tātou is helping the horticulture industry go digital, says app founder Aimee Jay.
Q&A with Caro Jensen from Sip NZ
Bragato Research Winery paraded its vintage 2021 trials and celebrated the science of winemaking at an open day at the Blenheim facility last month.
This coming October, growers and wineries will be asked to cast their votes on the future of the grape and wine levies which fund New Zealand Winegrowers. The dates have been postponed from September to October – more information is available below.
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