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Hawkes Bay

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.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 2 Comments »

美国退出TPP, 新西兰葡萄酒出口遭重创

美国新任总统特朗普这周正式签署命令,决定让美国退出‘跨太平洋伙伴关系协定(TPP)’。该协议原本可以废除新西兰葡萄酒出口到美国的所有关税,这将给新西兰葡萄酒产业带来重击。

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 No Comments »

NZ wine exports face major blow after US TPP withdrawal

New Zealand wine exports could face a major blow as newly elected US president Donald Trump upended the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that would otherwise see the removal of tariff on Kiwi wines into the US market.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 No Comments »

Crichton: We need to put Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay on the map

Convincing the world that Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay is among the world’s best is one of the biggest challenges – and opportunities – for brand New Zealand, says Vidal Estate’s Hugh Crichton.

Monday, October 31st, 2016 1 Comment »

Syrah the ‘perfect next step’ for Pinot lovers

Syrah’s easy-going nature and spicy charm makes it the perfect next step for Pinot Noir lovers according to Steve Skinner, chief winemaker of Elephant Hill in Hawkes Bay.

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Marlborough Sauvignon shortage could be ‘healthy’

A Sauvignon shortage in Marlborough could be healthy for the image and profitability of the famous New Zealand region, according to one producer.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

Craggy Range tells 2013 success story

Craggy Range has officially launched its top-end wines from the 2013 harvest, which the New Zealand producer hailed “the vintage of a generation”.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Hawke’s Bay battles image problem

Hawke’s Bay has a vital role to play in supporting New Zealand’s export ambitions, but the region is struggling to create a clear identity for itself.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

Delegat buys NZ$29m Hawke’s Bay farm

The Delegat Group, producer of Oyster Bay and Delegat wine brands, has purchased an 823 acre farm in Crownthorpe, part of New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay region.

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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