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Tuesday 28 July 2015

New Zealand

NZ brews seek to impress in US

Some of Wellington’s leading craft brewers are presenting their beers at a festival in Portland, Oregon, this week in a bid to build their US fan base.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

NZ winery recalls bottles over glass scare

A New Zealand winemaker has recalled three of its products after a fault meant glass fragments could have been dislodged into the bottles upon opening.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Big brand wine opportunity greater than ever in China

The opportunity for branded inexpensive New World wines in China is bigger than ever before, according to Wine Intelligence.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Yealands creates virtual tours

New Zealand producer Yealands Family Wines has launched a new digital platform to spread its sustainability message worldwide.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

‘World’s first’ beer-based biofuel launched

A New Zealand brewery has launched what is believed to be the “world’s first” beer-based biofuel at a petrol station in Auckland.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Yealands sells majority stake

Yealands Family Wines’ owner Peter Yealand has agreed to sell 80% of the company to a Marlborough-based business for NZ$89 million (£38.1m).

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Fire devastates New Zealand winery

A fire has ripped through a New Zealand winery destroying its offices, kitchen and parts of its century-old wine cellar.

Monday, June 29th, 2015 2 Comments »

Antipodean craft brewers in tax tussle

A proposed tax refund for craft brewers in Australia should not be extended to their counterparts in NZ, says the Australian Craft Beer Industry Association.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

NZ Sauvignon Blanc shortage ‘likely to affect’ Asia sales

A predicted shortage of NZ Sauvignon Blanc is likely to have a knock-on effect on sales in Asia, according to the sales director of Greystone Wines in Waipara Valley.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

Villa Maria names new chief winemaker

Villa Maria has promoted Nick Picone to the post of group chief winemaker following the departure of Alastair Maling MW.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 No Comments »

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