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Friday 24 February 2017 loc: GB

Marlborough

Australian Vintage brings NZ wine to UK

Australian Vintage has launched its first New Zealand wine into the UK market to tap into the continuing growth of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

Brexit an opportunity for NZ Méthode Marlborough

The UK’s vote to leave the EU could offer an opportunity for New Zealand’s Méthode Marlborough sparkling wine, with import taxes likely to reduce as Champagne becomes more expensive, says winemaker Daniel Le Brun.

Friday, February 17th, 2017 2 Comments »

NZ explores ‘acoustic’ style of Sauvignon

High cropping of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and fierce competition on price is pushing winemakers to experiment further with the variety, using oak and bottle age to add a second dimension to the country’s offer.

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 No Comments »

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 »

Diversity of New Zealand Pinot Noir

The diversity of New Zealand’s Pinot Noirs came on centre stage at a SPIT workshop with Liam Steevenson MW, organized by Meiburg Wine Media.

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 No 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 »

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 »

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