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Hawke's Bay grape grower wins top wine award

Accolades
03 September 2014
A Hawke's Bay grape grower was awarded the Champion Wine of the Show at this year's Romeo Bragato Wine Awards. More
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Low way to go, Key tells wine researchers

Research
03 September 2014
Plant and Food Marlborough Research Centre's low-alcohol, low-calorie wine research has won Prime Minister John Key's backing. More
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Biblical Age Wine Cellar Unearthed

General Industry News
03 September 2014
Archaeologists have unearthed the palace of potentially the biggest partier of the Bronze Age, boasting a personal wine cellar significantly larger than any ever seen before. More
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Chasing Treasury Wine

Company News
03 September 2014
The race for control of Treasury Wine Estates is about to get interesting as both of the winemaker's suitors tap big name banks to assist with financing. And there are signs slow starter TPG has now assumed frontrunner status. More
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The US market for wine sees exponential growth

Industry Trends
03 September 2014
It is a well-known fact that the US wine drinking market is the largest in the world. And, with growing consumer confidence and an increasing number of drinkers switching from other drinks to wine, the market is reaching new heights. More
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Researchers investigate link between wine and emotion

Research
03 September 2014
University of Adelaide researchers are investigating the links between wine, where it's consumed and emotion to help the Australian wine industry gain deeper consumer insights into their products. More
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Napa wineries can learn lessons from Chile following earthquake

General Industry News
03 September 2014
Napa wineries should take stock of damage following last week's 6.1 earthquake and consider upgrading facilities, as Chilean winemakers did following its 2010 tremblor. More
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Bampfield Uncorked

Fine Wine
03 September 2014
After eight years in the wine trade, Richard Bampfield became an MW in 1990 and set up his own business with his wife Jackie. Among others, he consults for Yvon Mau (Bordeaux), Albert Bichot (Burgundy) and Dom Perignon. More
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Invivo Wines eyeing crack at NXT listing to raise capital

Company News
03 September 2014
Invivo Wines co-founder Tim Lightbourne says an NXT listing is a capital raising option the company is considering. More
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LabelVision Trend Watch: Moscato

General Industry News
03 September 2014
A recently released LabelVision tool is already giving many alcohol beverage companies in the USA a new way to protect their brands, labels and trademarks by being able to closely monitor newly approved alcohol beverage labels. More
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Milan agency reinvents the wine pouch

Wine Packaging
03 September 2014
Milan-based creative agency Reverse Innovation has come up with a novel take on the wine pouch in a bid to rid bag-in-box wine of its low quality image. More
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Is fine wine recovering?

Fine Wine
03 September 2014
Liv-ex has been tracking the ratio of bids to offers for signs of a recovery, and in the week to 21 August recorded it had hit 0.46, the highest since March. More
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Veuve Clicquot distances itself from Champagne tablets

Company News
03 September 2014
Veuve Clicquot has instructed lawyers to investigate a marketing hoax that used the group's branding to promote tablets that would supposedly dissolve in water to create Champagne. More
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Standout Wine Lists in New York City

General Industry News
03 September 2014
Great wine lists don't need to be epic length. They don't require classic, expensive bottles. And they don't appear only in the conventional places. Some of the best lists, in fact, show up where you least expect them. More
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What makes a winery great?

From the Bloggers
03 September 2014
Winemakers and owners tend to get 99% of the media ink. Growers occasionally are given a little credit. Left unsung are the teams that really make winemaking into a business. More
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NZ's push for sustainability

General Industry News
03 September 2014
New Zealand may be ahead of the sustainability game with almost all producers signed up to an accreditation system, but on the ground it is far from a one-size-fits-all model. More
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Hawke's Bay fine wine pioneer passes away.

People
03 September 2014
Richard Gregory (58) founded Wines of Interest in Hastings (in the back of a popular gift shop) with friend Grant Petherick back in the early 1990s and then went on to open the iconic Havelock North Wines & Spirits store. More
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Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Takes it to the Limit

General Industry News
03 September 2014
Vineyard land could run out before demand does for New Zealand's major wine export. More
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World Wine Trade Group Agrees to New Principles for Establishing Wine Regulations

General Industry News
03 September 2014
The World Wine Trade Group (WWTG) governments formally agreed this week to a groundbreaking set of international principles for nations to use when establishing wine regulations. More
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Glass of wine with dinner helps you live longer, scientists claim

Research
02 September 2014
Heart experts reveal a glass of white or red wine with dinner followed by a cup of tea is a recipe for longer life. More

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