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Saturday 28 November 2015

New Zealand

NZ retains highest bottle price in UK

New Zealand is still the leading country by average bottle price in the UK and continues to perform well in the ‘super-premium’ price segment.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Mud House aiming high in the UK

Mud House wants to be the UK’s biggest New Zealand wine brand, taking on the likes of Brancott Estate, Oyster Bay and Villa Maria, according to its head winemaker Ben Glover.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

New device ‘speeds up wine ageing’

A device dubbed the “Wine Grenade” designed to speed up the ageing process of red wine to make it more approachable at a younger age has been invented.

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Royal couple pay visit to organic winery

New Zealand organic winery Mahana Estates played host to Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, this weekend during a 12-day tour of the country.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 No Comments »

TWE confirms closures in production shakeup

Treasury Wine Estates is to close its Great Western winery in Victoria and Matua winery in Auckland as part of its continued push to remove “cost and complexity” from its global operations.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Central Otago ‘on same journey as Burgundy’

Central Otago is progressing towards ‘Burgundification’, with a growing focus on individual vineyard parcels and vine clones, according to one of the region’s most respected viticulturists.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 3 Comments »

Gallipoli centenary wine released

A Turkish wine commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign has been released.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Graham Norton wine brand hits shelves

Chat-show host Graham Norton has launched his own wine brand in the UK, which has been given an exclusive listing at retail chain Majestic Wine.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Craggy Range unveils sculptures

Craggy Range has unveiled three sculptures of Charolais cattle by Paul Day at its Hawkes Bay winery.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Villa Maria appoints new group chief winemaker

Nick Picone has spoken of Villa Maria’s organic ambitions and the rare white grape used in its low-alcohol rosé following his appointment as new group chief winemaker.

Friday, September 25th, 2015 No Comments »

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