New Zealand

Day: Sauvignon Blanc ‘becoming like plastic surgery’

Sauvignon Blanc is “becoming like plastic surgery”, as producers seek to make identical intensely aromatic styles, according to Matt Day of Klein Constantia.

The Flying Winemaker acquires Gladstone Vineyard in NZ

Eddie McDougell, founder of The Flying Winemaker, and Odyssey Capital Group, have purchased a majority stake in Wairarapa-based winery Gladstone Vineyard for an undisclosed sum, the company has announced.

NZ viticultural technique could combat effects of global warming

Dr John Forrest, the creator of a viticultural technique used by New Zealand wineries involved in a project to produce wines with naturally lower alcohol, has said that it's capable of helping wineries across the world "to ameliorate the effects of global warming".

Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Celebration to focus on ‘purity and place’

The second International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration, which will take place in Marlborough in January 2019, will focus on New Zealand’s place within the wine world.

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