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Wednesday 4 March 2015

New Zealand

Cloudy Bay goes gardening

Cloudy Bay has recruited a pair of landscape architects to translate the Kiwi brand’s flavours and structure into a garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Friday, February 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Pinot pays tribute to much-loved pooch

The faithful hound of Justerini & Brooks’ chairman Hew Blair lives on in a Kiwi Pinot Noir.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 No Comments »

AV pushes brands over bulk

Australian Vintage has reported a 16% rise in total revenue in its half year results, boosted by a double digit increase in sales of its branded wines.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 No Comments »

NZ attracts ‘dream shopper’ in UK

New Zealand wines appeal to the “dream shopper” in the UK, according to Jane Robertson, category development director at Accolade Wines.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

England v NZ in cricket blind taste-off

Ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup, English sparkling wine is taking on its Kiwi counterpart in a blind tasting dubbed the “Battle of the Bubbles”.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

Virgin hails sparkling success

The UK thirst for Champagne and Prosecco helped online retailer Virgin Wines to achieve its best Christmas ever, with like-for-like December sales up 20%.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Arfion: Our (fresh, textured and delicious) wine

One to watch, a New Zealander quietly doing his own thing in the Yarra Valley and creating wines that are well worth a look.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Chilean Pinot ‘more concentrated’ than NZ

Chilean Pinot Noir pioneer Adolfo Hurtado of Cono Sur believes the examples being made in Chile have more concentration than those from New Zealand.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Couple turning barrels into skateboards

A couple based in Marlborough, New Zealand, have found an innovative use for old wine barrels – turning them into skateboards.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

US to become NZ’s biggest market by ’16

The US is to become NZ’s largest market by volume and value by the end of this year, according to Philip Gregan, CEO of New Zealand Winegrowers.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

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