A US not-for-profit financial institution has gained approval to purchase an Awatere Valley vineyard for NZD $23 million.
The just-completed 2017 harvest was unusually late throughout Australia.
New Zealand wine producer Invivo was the official wine supplier to Eurovision 2017.
Penfolds’ chief winemaker Peter Gago was awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia
A specially made beer from Yeastie Boys and a tailor-made wine from Gladstone Vineyard will raise money to support the Arts Foundation.
Kingsley Wood of First Glass Wines claims that the sale of wines from the US has climbed dramatically in recent years.
Anyone with Dry River wines from the 2007 vintage or older can now get their wines topped and re-corked for free at the Dry River winery on 2nd September.
Waipara winemakers are gradually dropping Waipara from labels and websites and replacing it with North Canterbury.
Change is the only constant, as they say, and the Canberra wine region has seen a couple of major changes lately.
Young Hunter winemaker Usher Tinkler and his wife Ebony have opened a must-visit cellar door.