Hawkes Bay

Treasury Wine Estates to sell two Hawke’s Bay vineyards

Treasury Wine Estates has put two of its Hawke’s Bay vineyards, used to produce its Matua label, up for sale with a combined asking price of NZ$6.6 million.

New Zealand in pictures

Taking in the wine regions of Central Otago and Hawke's Bay via Christchurch, Marlborough and Nelson, we round up some pictorial highlights of a recent trip to New Zealand.

Hawke’s Bay Syrah: ‘We don’t need make up’

Winemakers in Hawke's Bay should use "less make up" if the region's expression of Syrah is to reach its full potential, believes one winemaker, who advocates a less extracted style made with less oak to better express its place.

New Zealand steps up Albariño ambitions

An increasing number of New Zealand winemakers are investing in the Spanish variety Albariño, believing it to offer the acidity, salinity and softness to become an appealing, albeit small volume, alternative to Sauvignon Blanc.

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