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Young Viticulturist of the Year Competition

Monday, 13 August 2018, 11:45 am | NZ Winegrowers

After an exciting few weeks of regional competitions, the winners are now preparing for the National Final where they will battle it out to win the overall title of Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year 2018. The competition will take place on 27th ... More >>

Now’s the perfect time to start a career in wine

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 11:01 am | NZ Winegrowers

Capable and qualified people are needed to keep up with growing demands of New Zealand’s booming wine industry, which will likely reach $2bn in exports annually by 2020. More >>

Bayer Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year 2018

Monday, 23 July 2018, 10:57 am | NZ Winegrowers

Congratulations to Annabel Bulk from Felton Road who became the Bayer Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year 2018. This is the second consecutive year Bulk has taken out the title as she was also the winner in 2017. “I put more pressure on ... More >>

Women in Wine launch pilot national mentoring programme

Friday, 13 July 2018, 11:36 am | NZ Winegrowers

A nationwide mentoring programme has been launched to help women within the New Zealand wine industry achieve success. More >>

Vintage 2018 benefits from warm summer

Monday, 25 June 2018, 2:35 pm | NZ Winegrowers

A warm summer benefited New Zealand’s winegrowing regions, with 419,000 tonnes of grapes harvested during Vintage 2018. More >>

Sauvignon 2019 to celebrate NZ wine on a global stage

Friday, 25 May 2018, 2:35 pm | NZ Winegrowers

Place, Purity and Pursuit will be the themes woven into the three-day International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration to take place in Marlborough during January 2019. More >>

New Zealand wine sector welcomes agreement on CPTPP

Friday, 26 January 2018, 2:14 pm | NZ Winegrowers

New Zealand wine exports will receive a boost following the imminent signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). More >>

NZ Winegrowers Sommelier Scholarship Recipients Announced

Monday, 11 December 2017, 11:21 am | NZ Winegrowers

New Zealand Winegrowers has today announced the names of two New Zealand-based sommeliers selected to participate in the 2018 New Zealand Winegrowers International Sommelier Scholarship. More >>

Global Wine Scholarship Open to NZ Sommeliers for First Time

Friday, 25 August 2017, 9:58 am | NZ Winegrowers

The New Zealand Winegrowers Sommelier Scholarship is open to New Zealand applicants for the first time, offering local sommeliers the opportunity to take part in a memorable wine experience with their international peers. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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