Cloudy Bay has recruited a pair of landscape architects to translate the Kiwi brand’s flavours and structure into a garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
A couple based in Marlborough, New Zealand, have found an innovative use for old wine barrels – turning them into skateboards.
The US is to become NZ’s largest market by volume and value by the end of this year, according to Philip Gregan, CEO of New Zealand Winegrowers.
With vineyard area near capacity, Marlborough must focus on building value rather than volume growth, insists Brancott Estate’s chief winemaker.
Cloudy Bay senior winemaker Tim Heath has welcomed a “buoyant” phase for the New Zealand wine industry, but acknowledged that the bumper 2014 crop “won’t come without its challenges.”
The UK wine market remains flooded with “soulless” New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc according to one of the key winemakers in Marlborough.
South African winemakers are seeking to piggyback on the success of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with their own cheaper versions of the popular style.
New Zealand has great potential to produce stunning Grüner Veltliner according to one of the key winemakers in the country.
US billionaire Bill Foley has raised NZ$10 million to expand his existing wine business in New Zealand with a particular focus on Martinborough.
A scholarship offering one member of the UK trade a chance to visit Marlborough, New Zealand is now open to applicants for 2014/15.
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