Practical advice for Vineyards and Wineries

26 Aug 2020

All of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2. The Auckland Region has some additional restrictions in place. You can find out more below.

Alert Level 2

NZW has previously prepared guidance to assist winegrowers operating their businesses under Alert Level 2. NZW has updated the guidance to reflect the  COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order 2020, and include updates for ‘Alert Level 2.5’ in Auckland. 

There are additional webpages on the following for Alert Level 2: 

MPI has also provided an information page for COVID-19 and the primary sector - you can access it here

The best source of up to date information is the COVID-19 Government website - here

Restrictions for Auckland region

At Alert Level 2 in Auckland, social gatherings can have a maximum of 10 people. Funerals and tangihanga may have up to 50 people, and have to meet other conditions set by the Ministry of Health. Further information will be available in the updated Level 2 guidance.

What do the Alert Levels look like for NZ Winegrowers? 

NZW has prepared a helpful table on what each of the Alert Levels look like for NZ winegrowers. You can see a summary below, and a link to this document here. 
NZW Summary of Alert Levels for Winegrowers - Updated 31 August 2020
NZW Summary of Alert Levels for Winegrowers - Updated 31 August 2020

What do the Alert Levels mean for Winegrowers?

Guidance for operating at Alert Level 2

Guidance for operating at Alert Level 3 and 4 - Archive

NZW prepared guidance to assist winegrowers operating their businesses under Alert Level 3 and 4  you can find this information below. This may be reinstated if the Alert Level guidance changes.  

Best Practice Guides

We’re all going through a very odd time and we’re in it together, so keep up the communication. Share information about your situation and good practices with staff, colleagues and neighbouring businesses.

If you have other suggestions you want to share, or questions please let us know: virusresponse@nzwine.com.

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