New Zealand

Craggy Range records third ‘exceptional’ vintage with 2015 release

Craggy Range has launched its top-end wines from the 2015 harvest, the third of a string of "exceptional" consecutive vintages, according to its chief winemaker Matt Stafford, despite losing 50% of its crop at its Te Muna vineyard in Martinborough.

Invivo appoints ex-Accolade chief as director

New Zealand wine company Invivo Wines has appointed Paul Schaafsma, the former director of Accolade Wine, to lead the company as it eyes up global growth.

New Zealand: Playing the long game

New Zealand has forged a strong reputation as a producer of impressive Sauvignon Blanc. But now winemakers are experimenting with aromatic varieties such as Pinot Gris, Grüner Veltliner and Albariño.

Corney & Barrow takes on NZ’s Elephant Hill

New Zealand's Elephant Hill, in Hawke's Bay, has signed on with wine merchant Corney & Barrow in the UK, as it looks to strengthen its footing in the UK by targeting the on-trade.

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