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Marlborough

New Zealand in clean-up mode after 7.5-magnitude quake

Winemakers in New Zealand are in clean-up mode after an earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale rocked the North Canterbury region on South Island.

Monday, November 14th, 2016 No Comments »

The Sauvignon Blanc juggernaut ‘cannot be stopped’

The ‘juggernaut’ of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc success is set to continue unabated as new consumers ‘come up through the ranks’, according to Hugh Crichton, winemaker at Hawke’s Bay’s Vidal Estate.

Friday, November 4th, 2016 No Comments »

HITT 2016 competition wines revealed

Following the drinks business HK’s second successful Hong Kong International Top Tasters event, we finally unmask the identity of the blind tasting competition wines…

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Yealands completes New Zealand’s largest solar panel installation

The Yealands Wine Group has put up New Zealand’s largest solar panel installation at its vineyard in Marlborough as it reinforces its claim to be the most sustainable winery in the world.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Marlborough sub regions need ‘quality controls’

Marlborough has achieved global success with its Sauvignon Blanc, but producers should be working harder to communicate sub regional differences rather than blending across the region, believes one winemaker.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 1 Comment »

Nautilus launches single vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

Marlborough producer Nautilus Estate has launched a single vineyard Sauvignon Blanc in the UK – ‘The Paper Nautilus’.

Monday, July 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Marlborough ‘end game’ now in play

Land for vineyards in Marlborough is now becoming so scarce that an “end game” is in play to acquire the best remaining sites, believes the estate director of Cloudy Bay.

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 No Comments »

Marlborough’s Blenheim to be renamed?

Blenheim, the capital city of Marlborough in New Zealand, should be renamed to use the wine industry’s fame to boost its fortunes it has been argued.

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Seresin joins Louis Latour Agencies

Biodynamic Marlborough estate Seresin Estate has signed up with Louis Latour Agencies as it seeks to grow its distribution with independent retailers and the on-trade.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Contractor damages $1.6m worth of grapes

A contractor has cost seven Marlborough grape growers up to NZ$1.6 million after spraying their vineyards with the wrong kind of fertiliser.

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 No Comments »

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