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New Zealand's Hawke's Bay set for shake-up

Hawke's Bay – the historical homeland of New Zealand's red Bordeaux varieties – could be due for a shake-up, with high-cropping Merlot vineyards repla

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New Zealand Winegrowers 'sommit' scholarships announced

New Zealand Winegrowers has announced the three successful UK and Ireland sommeliers chosen to participate in this year's Sommit Scholarship.The progr

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Straight from the tasting room: autumn portfolio tastings

With autumn portfolio tastings in full swing, this week we checked out Red Squirrel, Walker & Wodehouse and Armit Wines.

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New Zealand wine exports up by 10%

Sharing similar export success as the UK (albeit on a somewhat different scale), global New Zealand wine exports are reported to be up by 10% in the l

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All about a boy: Southern Hemisphere wines

From floods to fires, and outstanding Cabernets to sadly soggy Sauvignons, this extreme El Niño year was a vintage that certainly covered the full gam

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Antipodean specialist Hallowed Ground closes for business

Specialist Australia and New Zealand wine importer Hallowed Ground is closing for business, with its agencies moving over to several bigger distributo

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New Zealand sommelier summit extended to UK and Ireland

New Zealand Winegrowers has allocated three spaces to the UK and Ireland for its annual summit held with international sommeliers in New Zealand.The o

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Seresin joins Louis Latour Agencies

One of Marlborough’s best-respected wineries, Seresin Estate, has joined the Louis Latour Agencies portfolio from Armit Wines.

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All about a boy: Southern Hemisphere wines

From floods to fires, and outstanding Cabernets to sadly soggy Sauvignons, this extreme El Niño year was a vintage that certainly covered the full gam

Wine

Antipodean specialist Hallowed Ground closes for business

Specialist Australia and New Zealand wine importer Hallowed Ground is closing for business, with its agencies moving over to several bigger distributo

Wine

New Zealand sommelier summit extended to UK and Ireland

New Zealand Winegrowers has allocated three spaces to the UK and Ireland for its annual summit held with international sommeliers in New Zealand.The o

Wine

Seresin joins Louis Latour Agencies

One of Marlborough’s best-respected wineries, Seresin Estate, has joined the Louis Latour Agencies portfolio from Armit Wines.

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Pinot Gris 'strongest challenger' to Sauvignon in NZ

After years of trying to find a 'second' white variety that can make an impression, momentum in New Zealand seems to be building behind Pinot Gris.Pin

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Craggy Range and Louis Latour in ‘amicable separation’

Famed Kiwi winery Craggy Range is in the process of finding a new UK distributor after leaving Louis Latour Agencies.‘I haven’t got a bad word to say

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Pinot Gris 'strongest challenger' to Sauvignon in NZ

After years of trying to find a 'second' white variety that can make an impression, momentum in New Zealand seems to be building behind Pinot Gris.Pin

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Craggy Range and Louis Latour in ‘amicable separation’

Famed Kiwi winery Craggy Range is in the process of finding a new UK distributor after leaving Louis Latour Agencies.‘I haven’t got a bad word to say