NZ Winegrowers - Latest News [Page 2]

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 >>