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Thursday 30 October 2014

New Zealand

Gamay: NZ’s red answer to Sauvignon Blanc?

The winery that claims to be New Zealand’s only Gamay producer has suggested that this grape variety has scope to fulfil a similar role for the country as Sauvignon Blanc.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

EU grants NZ organic wine parity

A new organic wine agreement with the EU means New Zealand’s organic wine certifications will soon be recognised in Europe.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

New Zealand Navy bans booze on board

What do you do with a drunken sailor? The New Zealand Royal Navy’s answer is to simply ban booze on board.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

IWSC unveils trophy and final medal results

The IWSC has announced the 2014 product trophy winners at the same time as medals from this year’s Australian and New Zealand wine entries.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Cloudy Bay winemaker weighs up 2014

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.”

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines at Heathrow

Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports and, as a result, sells a serious amount of wine. Here are the top 10 wines sold by value.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Kiwis step up use of Aussie subsidies

New Zealand wineries are stepping up their controversial use of Australian government rebates originally intended to benefit small Aussie wine producers.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

UK flooded with ‘soulless’ NZ Sauvignon

The UK wine market remains flooded with “soulless” New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc according to one of the key winemakers in Marlborough.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 8 Comments »

‘Jumping genes’ could lead to new grapes

New research into grape clones could lead to broad applications in the vineyard and potentially new grape varieties, according to one scientist.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

NZ has ‘great’ Grüner potential

New Zealand has great potential to produce stunning Grüner Veltliner according to one of the key winemakers in the country.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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