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Tuesday 28 April 2015

Hawkes Bay

Villa Maria: staying on the radar

Villa Maria’s first ever chief operating officer talks to the drinks business about a new brand for the UK, how to raise the profile of Hawke’s Bay and why this producer’s biggest selling wine in China is white.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Hawke’s Bay ripe for export boom

A Hawke’s Bay winemaker has suggested that a recent surge in investment from major producers has put New Zealand’s second largest wine region in a prime position to raise its profile abroad

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Gamay: NZ’s red answer to Sauvignon Blanc?

The winery that claims to be New Zealand’s only Gamay producer has suggested that this grape variety has scope to fulfil a similar role for the country as Sauvignon Blanc.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

NZ has ‘great’ Grüner potential

New Zealand has great potential to produce stunning Grüner Veltliner according to one of the key winemakers in the country.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Hawke’s Bay to host Air NZ Wine Awards

The 2014 Air New Zealand Wine Awards, which recognises excellence in the country’s winemaking, is to take place in Hawke’s Bay this November.

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Former Screaming Eagle owner buys stake in Trinity Hill

Charles Banks, the former owner of cult California winery Screaming Eagle, has bought a stake in New Zealand winery Trinity Hill from its London-based owners.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Vandals destroy £90k of NZ wine

A Hawke’s Bay winery has lost £90k worth of wine after vandals drained one of its tanks.

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 1 Comment »

Te Mata’s John Buck awarded Order of Merit

Te Mata chairman John Buck has been awarded the Companion of New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of his contribution to the country’s wine and arts.

Friday, January 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Hawke’s Bay driving Asian thirst for NZ wine

Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from Hawke’s Bay is fuelling Chinese consumers’ thirst for New Zealand wine.

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 No Comments »

Naked Wines invests in NZ winemaker

Former Craggy Range winemaker Rod Easthope is to make an exclusive range of wines for online retailer Naked Wines.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 2 Comments »

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