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Ben McNab Wins Delayed 2021 Young Winemaker Of The Year Competition

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 9:45 am | NZ Wine

Congratulations to Ben McNab from Palliser Estate in Wairarapa who became the 2021 Tonnellerie de Mercurey Young Winemaker. The 2021 National Final was postponed several times due to the pandemic but finally went ahead on 22nd June 2022 at Amisfield winery ... More >>

Tai Nelson Wins Auckland Corteva Young Viticulturist Of The Year 2022

Monday, 13 June 2022, 9:49 am | NZ Wine

Congratulations to Tai Nelson, Vineyard Manager at Soljan’s Estate, who took out the title of Auckland/Northern Corteva Young Viticulturist of the Year 2022. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2206/097195c79d1326f40f2f.jpeg" ... More >>

Increased Excise Tax Means Higher Costs For Wineries And Consumers

Thursday, 2 June 2022, 10:33 am | NZ Wine

Excise on wine is set for its biggest increase in 30 years, following the government’s decision to lift excise by 6.9% from 1 July says Philip Gregan, CEO of New Zealand Winegrowers. “Like every business, wineries are already facing big cost increases, ... More >>

Pour Yourself A Glass Of New Zealand And Help Capture The White Wine Emoji!

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 12:35 pm | NZ Wine

New Zealand Winegrowers are calling on white wine lovers across the world to celebrate New Zealand white wine this May. The theme of the month, Pour Yourself a Glass of New Zealand, comes at a time when New Zealand’s top three exported white wine varieties ... More >>

New Zealand Wine Industry Welcomes UK Free Trade Agreement

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 5:28 pm | NZ Wine

New Zealand Winegrowers is pleased with today’s announcement that New Zealand has signed a historic free trade deal with the United Kingdom. “The agreement is very positive for the New Zealand wine industry. This will help remove technical ... More >>

Demand Strong As $1billion Wine Grape Harvest Gets Underway

Monday, 21 February 2022, 2:51 pm | NZ Wine

The first grapes of the 2022 vintage have been harvested, with ongoing international demand and low stock levels meaning that winemakers are hoping for a significantly larger harvest this year. “The 2021 harvest, while of exceptional quality, was ... More >>

Young Winemaker National Final Heads To Central Otago For First Time

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 11:37 am | NZ Wine

The 2021 Tonnellerie de Mercurey Young Winemaker of the Year National Final is finally set to go ahead on Thursday 3 February 2022, following postponement last year. For the very first time the National Final will be held in Central Otago with the competition ... More >>

Five Months On – The 2021 Corteva Young Viticulturist Of The Year National Final Set To Go Ahead

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 9:25 am | NZ Wine

It may be five months later than planned, but it’s on! Due to the sudden and extended Delta lockdown the 2021 Corteva Young Viticulturist of the Year Competition, just one week away from taking place in August, is set to finally go ahead on Thursday ... More >>

New Zealand Wine In High Demand

Monday, 8 November 2021, 1:39 pm | NZ Wine

International demand for New Zealand wine shows no sign of slowing, with export value reaching $599 million in the first quarter of the new export year, up 9% on the previous year. The demand for New Zealand wine is also reflected in an increase ... More >>

Peter Russell Becomes 2021 Marlborough Young Winemaker Of The Year

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 10:06 am | NZ Wine

Congratulations to Peter Russell from Matua Wines for becoming the 2021 Tonnellerie de Mercurey Marlborough Young Winemaker of the Year. Peter was defending the title so was delighted to win the Marlborough competition for a second year in a row. He ... More >>

Vintage 2021: Smaller Harvest Of Superb Quality

Friday, 11 June 2021, 3:48 pm | NZ Wine

Although the harvest was smaller than hoped for, the quality of the 2021 vintage is being described as exceptional throughout New Zealand’s wine regions. There were 370,000 tonnes of grapes harvested during the 2021 vintage, down 19% on last ... More >>

Smaller Vintage Of Exceptional Quality

Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 1:50 pm | NZ Wine

The New Zealand wine harvest is nearing completion, and a superb summer throughout most of the country means the industry is looking forward to a vintage of excellent quality, according to New Zealand Winegrowers. “All reports indicate the quality ... More >>

Ben McNab Wins Tonnellerie De Mercurey North Island Young Winemaker Regional Competition

Monday, 7 September 2020, 10:30 am | NZ Wine

Congratulations to Ben McNab from Matahiwi in Wairarapa who came first in the Tonnellerie de Mercurey North Island Young Winemaker competition held on Friday 4 September at EIT in Hawke’s Bay. This competition is open to emerging young winemakers under ... More >>

Congratulations To Sam Bain - Corteva Hawke’s Bay Young Viticulturist Of The Year 2020

Friday, 14 August 2020, 9:19 am | NZ Wine

Sam Bain from Constellation Brands became the Corteva Hawke’s Bay Young Viticulturist of the Year 2020 on 13 August. Due to Covid-19 Alert Levels changing on 12 August and Hawke’s Bay being moved to Alert Level 2, the competition was held behind closed ... More >>

Congratulations To Annabel Angland - Corteva Central Otago Young Viticulturist Of The Year 2020

Friday, 17 July 2020, 9:20 am | NZ Wine

Annabel Angland from Peregrine became the Corteva Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year 2020 on 16 July following the competition held at Otago Polytechnic Central Campus in Bannockburn. Congratulations also goes to Liam Burgess from Viticultura ... More >>

2020 Tonnellerie De Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker Of The Year Competition To Go Ahead

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 4:53 pm | NZ Wine

Emily Gaspard-Clark 2019 TdM Young Winemaker of the Year Entries are now open for the 2020 Tonnellerie de Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker of the Year Competition. Plans are well underway for the regional competitions to take place throughout September ... More >>

NZ wine exports continue their steady growth

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 9:39 am | NZ Wine

New Zealand wineries are continuing their steady growth on the world stage, driven largely by the famed Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. According to NZWine.com, the wine industry recorded its 24th consecutive year of export growth in 2019. More >>

Young Viticulturist wins Young Horticulturist of the Year

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 8:18 am | NZ Wine

A huge congratulations to Simon Gourley from Domaine Thomson, Central Otago for becoming the Young Horticulturist of the Year 2019. Having won the Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year competition at the end of August, he went on to represent the viticultural ... More >>

Varietal and Regional Trophies at NZ Wine of the Year

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 2:12 pm | NZ Wine

The first round of trophies has been announced in the 2019 New Zealand Wine of the Year™ competition, with thirteen varietal trophies and seven regional trophies awarded today. More >>

Gold medals announced for NZ Wine of the Year™ Competition

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 9:16 am | NZ Wine

Following three days of judging over 1200 wines, 75 gold medals have been awarded at the New Zealand Wine of the Year™ competition. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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