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Saturday 13 February 2016

Marlborough

Ara Wines in ‘huge land sell-off’

New Zealand’s Ara Wines is rumoured to be selling its entire 1,600 hectares of land in Marlborough to Indevin in a deal potentially worth £130 million.

Monday, February 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Marlborough Sauvignon in ‘mid-life crisis’

Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is going through a “mid-life crisis”, US wine writer Matt Kramer has said.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 1 Comment »

Marlborough celebrates Sauvignon with 3-day event

New Zealand opened the doors to the country’s first ever “celebration” of Sauvignon Blanc in Marlborough today.

Monday, February 1st, 2016 No Comments »

NZ to host first Sauvignon Blanc world conference

More than 300 wine professionals will descend on Marlborough, New Zealand, in early February for the first ever International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration.

Monday, January 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Matua winemaker takes up new role at Giesen

The award-winning Kiwi winemaker Nikolai St George has been appointed as chief winemaker of Marlborough-based Giesen Estate Wines, it has been announced.

Friday, January 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Villa Maria appoints new group chief winemaker

Nick Picone has spoken of Villa Maria’s organic ambitions and the rare white grape used in its low-alcohol rosé following his appointment as new group chief winemaker.

Friday, September 25th, 2015 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 »

On this day 1704…Marlborough fights at Blenheim

The town of Blenheim in the famous winemaking province of Marlborough were named after a general and the battle he fought in Germany on this day in 1704.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 No Comments »

NZ predicts Sauvignon Blanc shortage

News of an upcoming Sauvignon Blanc shortage has been confirmed by New Zealand Winegrowers as the 2015 vintage is almost one third smaller than last year.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 No Comments »

NZ grape scarcity to push up Cloudy Bay prices

Buyers of famous New Zealand wine brand Cloudy Bay can expect price increases later this year following the dramatically reduced 2015 vintage in the country.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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