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Tuesday 4 August 2015

Central Otago

New wine festival to debut in NZ

A new 12-day wine festival in Central Otago, dubbed a “celebration” of the region’s wines, will make its debut this October.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 No Comments »

NZ grape scarcity to push up Cloudy Bay prices

Buyers of famous New Zealand wine brand Cloudy Bay can expect price increases later this year following the dramatically reduced 2015 vintage in the country.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

William and Kate visit Central Otago

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their tour of New Zealand this weekend with a visit to Amisfield Winery in Central Otago.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

NZ winemakers set for record harvest?

New Zealand winemakers could be set to beat last year’s 345,000 tonne harvest with favourable growing conditions and a growing export market working in its favour.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Record turn out at Pinot Noir celebrations

The 10th annual celebration of Pinot Noir in Central Otago has seen record ticket sales and a visit from famed Burgundian winemaker Aubert de Villaine.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Q&A with Ben Glover of Mud House

Ben Glover, winemaker at Mud House in New Zealand, on the rewards of patience, Pinot’s unique expression and taking a hands-off approach.

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Sam Neill: Don’t call me a celebrity winemaker

Actor Sam Neill, who runs Two Paddocks in Central Otago, has hit out against being dubbed a “celebrity winemaker”, admitting he dislikes the tag.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 5 Comments »

NZ reaping rewards of experimentation

Mud House winemaker Nadine Worley has told how an ever-improving understanding of factors such as barrel maturation and clonal selection is helping New Zealand wines to show greater complexity.

Monday, September 30th, 2013 1 Comment »

NZ producer embarks on fresh approach

Waiheke Island producer Cable Bay Vineyards is keen to highlight New Zealand’s strengths beyond Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir as it relaunches in the UK with a new distributor.

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Indian wines star in UK press

Jancis Robinson MW reveals which Indian wine recently topped a blind panel tasting organised by Sommelier India.

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 1 Comment »

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