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New Zealand confirmed number 3 in USA wine market

Monday, 26 February 2018, 8:19 am | NZ Wine

Surpassing several major wine producing countries, New Zealand has again been ranked the third biggest wine importer (dollar value) to the USA. More >>

Canterbury Cabernet Franc Wins Bragato Champion Wine Award

Friday, 1 September 2017, 9:40 am | NZ Wine

A Cabernet Franc from Canterbury has come out on top at this year’s Bragato Wine Awards. More >>

Women in Wine NZ Launch Event Sold Out

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 9:04 am | NZ Wine

Women in Wine NZ launch event sold out The first New Zealand Winegrowers’ Women in Wine NZ event, sponsored by Plant and Food Research, has drawn a capacity crowd with all 165 tickets snapped up. Tonight’s event at the ASB Theatre in Blenheim, ... More >>

Annabel Bulk Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year

Monday, 17 July 2017, 10:13 am | NZ Wine

Congratulations to Annabel Bulk from Felton Road who has become the Bayer Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year 2017. She will be the first female contestant through to the National Final since 2011 and only the fourth ever female to compete ... More >>

Northern Young Viticulturist of the Year 2017 announced

Monday, 3 July 2017, 10:50 am | NZ Wine

Congratulations to Tim Adams from Obsidian who became the Bayer Auckland/Northern Young Viticulturist of the Year for the second year in a row on Friday 30 June at Goldie Estate. Congratulations also goes to Jake Dromgool from The Landing in Kerikeri ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Tonnellerie de Mercurey Young Winemaker 2016

Monday, 4 July 2016, 11:19 am | NZ Wine

Congratulations to Alex Roper from Mission Estate for winning Hawkes Bay Young Winemaker 2016. The competition took place on 1 July at EIT in Taradale followed by dinner and contestants speeches at Mission Estate. Yvonne Lorkin was the charming and entertaining ... More >>

Food and wine go hand-in-hand at Sauvignon Celebration

Monday, 1 February 2016, 9:54 am | NZ Wine

Crisp consumer favourite: Sauvignon Blanc, will be paired alongside a gourmet selection of New Zealand produce at the up-coming International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration in Marlborough. More >>

Wine industry global influencers to speak at celebration

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 9:59 am | NZ Wine

Wine industry global influencers to speak at international celebration A selection of the crème de la crème of the international wine world will be presenting at the inaugural International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration, held in Marlborough from ... More >>

Spotlight on regional and stylistic diversity

Monday, 11 January 2016, 12:20 pm | NZ Wine

Over 300 guests will descend on Marlborough in early February to take part in the first ever International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration. Delegates from 18 countries will hear from some of the world’s most renowned wine writers and educators, and ... More >>

Sauvignon Blanc, NZ’s $1.1 billion export to be celebrated

Friday, 18 December 2015, 12:22 pm | NZ Wine

Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand’s most popular wine export, will be celebrated in style next year at the first ever International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration, held in Marlborough from 1-3 February. More >>

First Japanese MW, Ken Ohashi confirmed for Pinot Noir NZ

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 1:57 pm | NZ Wine

Japan’s most eminent wine and sake expert Ken Ohashi, MW, will be arriving on New Zealand shores as guest speaker at Pinot Noir NZ 2017. Having been awarded his MW in September, Mr Ohashi is the first Japanese MW, and the only individual in the ... More >>

NZ Wineries Dare to Pink this Summer

Friday, 13 November 2015, 9:09 am | NZ Wine

New Zealand wine & lifestyle website Sip NZ Wine ( ) is launching a Rosé campaign this February, joining forces with New Zealand wine producers to make a rumble about Rosé. More >>

International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration adds WOW Factor

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 2:20 pm | NZ Wine

New Zealand’s first ever International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration, from 1 to 3 February next year, promises to WOW attendees with a unique line up of activities. Media, winemakers, marketers and trade representatives from around the globe will ... More >>

Wine Industry welcomes progress with South Korea Trade Deal

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 10:21 am | NZ Wine

New Zealand Winegrowers welcomes news that the Tariff Amendment Bill was passed through Parliament on Friday, a big step towards implementing the Free Trade Agreement with South Korea. More >>

Australian Sommeliers to attend inaugural scholarship

Monday, 28 September 2015, 10:29 am | NZ Wine

New Zealand Winegrowers has announced the names of nine successful sommeliers who will participate in the inaugural Sommit Scholarship, held in New Zealand from 30 January to 6 February 2016. More >>

Hawkes Bay Young Viticulturist of the Year 2015 announced

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 11:03 am | NZ Wine

Congratulations to Caleb Dennis from Craggy Range who became the Bayer Hawkes Bay Young Viticulturist of the Year 2015 last week and now goes through to the National Final. This annual competition is now in its 10th year and has become an important ... More >>

New Zealand wine region honoured with its own Riedel glass

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 4:22 pm | NZ Wine

New Zealand wine has captured the attention of Riedel Crystal, the 300-year-old world leader in varietal-specific glassware, resulting in the launch of a Central Otago Pinot Noir glass. More >>

Record wine exports mark the start of vintage 2015

Monday, 9 March 2015, 8:59 am | NZ Wine

Wine exports have reached a record high and now stand at $1.37 billion, up 8.2%, propelling wine to New Zealand’s 6th biggest export good. This strong demand in key markets bodes well for the wine industry, whose 2015 grape harvest is now underway. ... More >>

New Zealand and England Tie in ‘Battle of the Bubbles’

Friday, 20 February 2015, 12:24 pm | NZ Wine

A New Zealand v England sports match is always a stirring occasion but it is not just on the cricket pitch the two nations compete this week. In a tasty twist on the 'battle of the hemispheres' New Zealand sparkling wine and English sparkling ... More >>

Wine exports exceed $1.3 billion

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 9:59 am | NZ Wine

The latest Statistics New Zealand data shows New Zealand wine exports have exceeded $1.3 billion for the first time. "The very robust export performance over the past 12 months reflects the continued demand in key markets and increased availability ... More >>



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