Category Archives: Alternative varieties

Ring in the new year!

Inspirational Malbec A nice surprise was waiting for me in The New Zealand Herald today, with an article on the “Meet the Makers” vineyard tour that served as a prelude to last year’s Wine & Food Festival in Gisborne. Justine Tyerman describes meeting the colourful personalities behind the Spade Oak, TW and StoneBridge wine brands, [...]

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Consider the alternatives

New varieties in focus, this week and beyond One of the forums at this week’s Romeo Bragato Conference in Auckland explores new white varieties and wine styles within the New Zealand context. With Dr John Forrest (Forrest Estate), Simon Nunns (Coopers Creek), and Warren Gibson (Trinity Hill) lined up as panelists, the session promises an [...]

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