The latest summer has once again highlighted the fragility of relying on river sources for irrigation in Marlborough.
There have been a few changes in the normally very stable Nelson wine industry in recent months, most notably the sale of the beleaguered former Mahana winery and restaurant facility along with the sale of vineyard land.
Not long after a few BMSB post-border detections were dealt with, another familiar biosecurity threat has raised its head.
The data revealed in the latest Deloitte, ANZ and New Zealand Winegrowing industry benchmarking survey shows 2018 was a pretty good year for all tiers within the wine industry.
In part two of a series breaking down the six questions answered by the PwC Strategic Review, Tessa Nicholson looks at the question of Sustainability and its place within the New Zealand wine industry.
The Government has made ‘fairer’ working conditions a priority, including a focus on exploitation of workers.
Some of the best quotes to emerge from Sauvignon 2019.
The reasons for applying to be part of the Women in Wine mentoring programme may have differed for the 16 women taking part, but the outcomes were all the same. Success.
There is no denying birds can do serious damage if left to forage at will on ripening grapes.
Is the hype around China as a growing wine market a real thing – or is it a fantasy based on the fact the country has 1.4 billion people?
Lee Suckling travelled to the Middle East and learned the hard way that wine drinking isn’t impossible, but it’s not cheap or easy either.
As New Zealand wineries were preparing for the first National Cellar Door Day, one Marlborough company was adding 700 corkscrews to its refurbished public space.
The largest government funding for a research project in primary industries promises good news for vineyard owners concerned about future labour shortages.
Understanding Xylella fastidiosa (Xf), the bacterial cause of Pierce’s Disease.
Sprayer setup is the most important of the different factors that contribute to effective powdery mildew control.
It may be common in other parts of the world, but here in New Zealand, blending more than a couple of varieties and regions to create a wine is anything but.
Biosecurity risk is never static. With fluctuations due to climate change, trade and passenger dynamics and volume, and the spread of global pests and disease, a lot can change - even over a 12-month period.
Consumers are who got New Zealand wine to where they are today and they should never be forgotten.
What could be better than finding a profession that matches your personal passion. Adam Goble is one of the lucky ones, who has achieved just that.
Go back a decade and the city wine bar was all the rage. Why aren't they today?
First, there was the Forrest GrapeRide, then there was the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon and the Martinborough Round the Vines Run (every March). Now there is the Pegasus Bay Vine Run, launched in late January this year.
By the end of 2019, New Zealand Winegrowers will be funding high quality biosecurity research that helps mitigate risk from our most unwanted pests and diseases
Earlier this year Wine Marlborough launched a competition, aiming to find the five greatest fans of the region’s Sauvignon Blanc.
It was highly appropriate that the launch of Sauvignon Blanc 2019 occurred on the one day of the year set aside to celebrate this variety of wine.
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