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Wednesday 23 July 2014

New Zealand

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 »

100,000 take part in International Sherry Week

The inaugural International Sherry Week, which took place on 2-8 June, has been hailed a success after attracting 100,000 participants via over 2,000 events.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Pinot Noirs

We pick out 10 of the top performing wines from the drinks business Global Pinot Noir Masters, which revealed exciting quality across all price points.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 2 Comments »

NZ wine industry launches WiSE

The New Zealand wine industry has launched a sustainability scorecard and “reporting tool” to allow producers to measure their level of sustainability.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 3 Comments »

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