Once upon a time, a cover crop could be a "fruit salad" of species, says Jeremy Oswald, Managing Director and lead Agronomist at Osgro in Marlborough.
Although New Zealand's borders are currently closed, there are plenty of domestic tourists who will be looking to travel around New Zealand this summer.
Chris Stroud has been New Zealand Winegrower Market Manager in Europe for 10 years, and also covers the Middle East. In this Winegrower Magazine Q&A, he gives some insights into how these markets have changed and what's in store for New Zealand wine in Europe.
Awareness and perception of 'Brand New Zealand' has never been stronger, according to the 2021 New Zealand Winegrowers Annual Report.
Taking NZ wine to the world: Bringing the world to NZ wine.
At the recent RSE Conference in Nelson, the Minister of Immigration, Kris Faafoi, repeated the Government’s commitment to the scheme, and recognised the important role thousands of Pacific Island workers play across the vital seasonal tasks for the horticulture and wine industries.
New Zealand. We are a unique land with an amazing array of natural resources and diversity of landscapes, climates and soils.
New Levy Rate
On 24 June 2021, the New Zealand Winegrowers (NZW) Board set the following levy rates for the year 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022:
The Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme faces three strategic risk areas, according to a two year study assessing the impacts of the migration programme.
Covid-19 has shone a light on the Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme, with the extended stay of workers threatening their spiritual, physical and mental wellbeing.
Bentonite has "a significant effect" on calcium concentrates in Sauvignon Blanc wines, according to a new student research project.
During August, I will be on the road attending the Spray Days events around the country.
Health and safety is an important part of any business – it’s the right thing to do by your workers, and you also have obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA).
The Biosecurity Business Pledge is a partnership which aims to enable all New Zealand businesses to be proactive when it comes to biosecurity best practice.
The recent period has been dominated by a major health and safety concern – the Covid- 19 pandemic.
Over the past four months, New Zealand Winegrowers has been working with the Hyperfarm team at AgResearch, led by Dr Seth Laurenson, to map the growing locations for all commercial wine grape varieties across New Zealand.
La Niña is currently weakening and is forecast to fade out over the next two to three months.
Seven vineyards, in Hawke’s Bay and Canterbury, are taking part in a new biosecurity research project examining the presence of potential insect vectors of Xylella fastidiosa, the bacterium which causes Pierce’s disease of grapevines, in vineyards and the adjoining natural vegetation.
Martinborough’s wine industry is known for its small size and big profile, but three of its best-known wineries have significant expansion plans.
A recent study supports the use of weedmat for undervine weed suppression in stony soils.
David Armour has joined the BRI as Research Programme Manager.
The former Chief Executive of Nelson’s Cawthron Institute has joined the Bragato Research Institute Board of Directors.
Unless you have been living under a rock, you will have seen the Labour Party take with some ease the majority of seats in Parliament, able to govern on its own but also with a "Cooperation Agreement" with the Green Party.
A technical journal edited by Plant and Food Research scientist Damian Martin has won an International Organisation of Vine and Wine award 2020.
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