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Ben McNab-Jones Wins Wairarapa Young Viticulturist of Year

Friday, 21 July 2017, 9:33 am | NZ Winegrowers

Congratulations to Ben McNab-Jones from Urlar who became Bayer Wairarapa Young Viticulturist of the Year 2017 on 20 July. This is the second year McNab-Jones has entered the regional competition and he is over the moon to be going through to the National ... More >>

New Zealand now top 3 wine import into USA by value

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 11:56 am | NZ Winegrowers

The value of New Zealand wine imported into the US has grown significantly in the past 12 months according to a recent Gomberg Fredrikson Report. More >>

Pinot Noir NZ 2017 attracts global wine industry leaders

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 11:18 am | NZ Winegrowers

12 Jan 2017 Pinot Noir NZ 2017 attracts global wine industry leaders to Wellington this month More >>

Wine Industry welcomes prospect of free trade with the EU

Friday, 30 October 2015, 2:52 pm | NZ Winegrowers

New Zealand Winegrowers welcomes the announcement of a proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the EU. More >>

A night of celebration at the Romeo Bragato Wine Awards 2015

Friday, 28 August 2015, 8:45 am | NZ Winegrowers

An Auckland Chardonnay and a Hawke’s Bay Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot shine at this year’s Romeo Bragato Wine Awards. Grown by Brett Donaldson, the Villa Maria Single Vineyard Ihumatao Chardonnay 2013 won the coveted Bragato Trophy - Champion Single ... More >>

Riesling leads NZ charge at major global competition

Friday, 10 October 2014, 10:56 am | NZ Winegrowers

A Central Otago Riesling has scooped two top awards at the prestigious UK-based International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC), while a Pinot Noir hailing from Wairarapa secured the competition’s coveted Pinot Noir Trophy. More >>

Celebrate Sauvignon Blanc on May 16

Monday, 28 April 2014, 3:27 pm | NZ Winegrowers

There's no doubt about it, Sauvignon Blanc is special. It is the varietal that awoke the world to New Zealand wine and continues to dazzle wine critics across the world. Accounting for 85% of wine exported from New Zealand, the world seems to have an ... More >>

NZ Wine Enjoys Unprecedented Success at Global Competition

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 2:34 pm | NZ Winegrowers

New Zealand wine has shone brightly on the world stage with an extraordinary result in the UK-based 2011 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC). New Zealand won a phenomenal 305 awards including 18 gold medals, 15 of which were 'Best in Class'. ... More >>

NZ Victorious In Great Trans-Tasman Red Wine Challenge

Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 10:27 am | NZ Winegrowers

New Zealand Winegrowers injected some old fashioned rivalry in 'The Great Trans-Tasman Red Wine Challenge' on Friday before Australia's biggest pool game against Ireland in Auckland. New Zealand and Australia resumed their trans-Tasman rivalry as the ... More >>

Wine Conference Focused on Getting ‘Back to Profitability’

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 3:33 pm | NZ Winegrowers

Grape growers and winemakers are looking forward to networking with industry leaders at a major conference next month. In its 17th year, the annual Romeo Bragato conference is New Zealand’s most important conference for the grape growing and wine sector, ... More >>

Wineries face largest excise increase in 20 years

Friday, 1 July 2011, 3:06 pm | NZ Winegrowers

Wineries are facing the largest excise increase in 20 years as the government today lifted the wine excise rate by more than 12 cents per litre to over $2.70 per litre. This will increase the excise take on New Zealand wine to around $180 million in ... More >>

Wine “Oscar” Nomination A First For New Zealand

Monday, 25 January 2010, 12:45 pm | NZ Winegrowers

New Zealand winemaking is about to reach another milestone internationally as Quartz Reef Winemaker Rudi Bauer is the first New Zealand winemaker to be nominated for the prestigious international DER FEINSCHMECKER Wine Awards Winemaker of the Year ... More >>

2008 New Zealand Vintage Underway

Tuesday, 19 February 2008, 10:17 am | NZ Winegrowers

2008 grape harvest forecast in line with expectations - Exports grow 30% in volume and 24% in value in 2007 More >>

NZ Premium Wine Sales Soar in the United Kingdom

Monday, 11 February 2008, 12:06 am | NZ Winegrowers

New Zealand Winegrowers today announced record sales in the United Kingdom with New Zealand wine now exceeding 10 per cent of the £5 and-over-market for the first time. More >>

International Carbon Footprint Calculator Launched

Monday, 4 February 2008, 1:23 pm | NZ Winegrowers

New Zealand Winegrowers today announced the launch of an initiative to give wineries and vineyards the ability to calculate their carbon footprint and to encourage sustainable winegrowing. More >>

Young Viticulturist of the Year, Silver Secateurs

Monday, 27 August 2007, 12:53 am | NZ Winegrowers

Emma Taylor has been named 2007 Young Viticulturist of the Year as part of the 13th annual Romeo Bragato conference. Also awarded at the conference was Aranna Paul of Hawke’s Bay, who has been named winner of the national Silver Secateurs Grape Vine ... More >>

Board addresses questions over Wither Hills

Thursday, 7 December 2006, 5:23 pm | NZ Winegrowers

Board stands by rigour of processes to arrive at facts in wine controversy - Independent audits clear Wither Hills of producing small batch show wines - NZ Winegrowers accepts resignation of wine competition chief judge - Wither Hills withdraws Sauvignon Blanc ... More >>

Record Entries for Grapegrowing Industry Awards

Thursday, 17 August 2006, 4:13 pm | NZ Winegrowers

A record 240 grape growers submitted their final wine entries this week for judging at the Romeo Bragato 2006 Wine Awards, a 20 per cent jump from last year’s 192 entrants. More >>

Grape Expectations For Wine Industry Conference

Friday, 11 August 2006, 12:41 am | NZ Winegrowers

Why Sauvignon Blanc is the most popular New Zealand export wine in the world, and how to further capitalise on the varietal is just one topic at this year’s Romeo Bragato conference. More >>

 

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