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Tuesday 26 July 2016 loc: GB


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 »

Export growth puts NZ wineries under pressure

Rabobank has predicted further growth for the New Zealand wine industry, but warned it would not be as evenly distributed among producers as in the past.

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Thiols key to Marlborough Sauvignon character

Much of Marlborough Sauvignon’s distinctive taste can be attributed to high thiol concentrations – so how does one create and preserve these compounds?

Monday, February 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

NZ Sauvignon: a lovable dog or rock star?

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc was compared to a strange range of things at the country’s first “celebration” of the grape. We round up the most striking analogies.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Kramer names most dependable white grape

What white grape produces the globe’s most consistently good wines? According to US wine writer Matt Kramer, it’s a well-known variety, but it’s not Chardonnay.

Monday, February 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Pinot Noir has ‘international appeal’

A recent Pinot Noir masterclass in Hong Kong revealed the potential for the grape to grow in lesser-known regions around the world, as advances in technology and global warming take hold.

Monday, February 15th, 2016 No Comments »

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