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Tuesday 29 July 2014

New Zealand

UK buying more top end New Zealand wine

New Zealand is now the number two country of origin for wine sold over £7 in the UK, new figures have shown.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Biodynamic wine, copas of Sherry, seashell cocktails and a Bourbon barrel-aged gin were just some of the topics up for discussion among the drinks trade this week.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Wolf Blass fights to close NZ tax loophole

Winemaker Wolf Blass is fighting to close a tax loophole allowing New Zealand competitors to claim millions in wine tax rebates from Australia.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top drinks in the Pacific press

“Vinegar” wine in Japan that’s not all it seems, Tasmanian Pinot Noir, DRC and the last bottle of Burgundy in the shop.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Foley steps up NZ ambitions

US billionaire Bill Foley has raised NZ$10 million to expand his existing wine business in New Zealand with a particular focus on Martinborough.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Australians call for wine tax clampdown

Australian winemakers are calling on their government to close a tax loophole that is allowing competitors in New Zealand to claim around AUD$25 million (£13.7m) in annual rebates.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Marlborough scholarship fosters UK ties

A scholarship offering one member of the UK trade a chance to visit Marlborough, New Zealand is now open to applicants for 2014/15.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Top drinks in the Asian press

An underrated vintage from a first growth, a “value for money” New Zealand Pinot Gris, Coconut Mojitos and the best juices with which to detox.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Constellation names new NZ head

Constellation Brands New Zealand has poached Sam Glaetzer from Treasury Wine Estates to become its new managing director.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top drinks in the Asian media

Antipodean Pinot Noir, southern French heavyweights and the delights of Hong Kong’s newest addition to the cocktail scene feature in this week’s round-up.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 No Comments »

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