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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 »

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 »

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