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The great news and people that are part of the New Zealand wine story. Know someone we should feature? Email us on comms@nzwine.com.

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  • 24 Nov 2020
    New North Canterbury

    Women in Wine: Penelope Naish

    When she was younger, all Penelope Naish wanted was a job in the city. But while her husband was working a vintage in Italy, she had an epiphany around rural living. After returning to New Zealand, she jumped on her parents’ idea of co-investing in some land and Black Estate wines was founded.

  • 19 Nov 2020
    New Wairarapa

    Forty years pairing wine and conservation at Ata Rangi

    Balancing a life of wine with a passion for conservation comes naturally to Ata Rangi’s Clive Paton, who spends mornings at his Martinborough winery and afternoons in his native forest

  • 10 Nov 2020
    New

    Frank Yukich: pioneer of Marlborough wine industry

    Until the 1970s, the conventional wisdom was that the South Island was too cold to grow grapes. In 1973, Frank Yukich sparked the modern wine industry in Marlborough when he went against the grain and bought up farmland for vineyards.

  • 02 Nov 2020
    Marlborough

    A career in stainless steel has proved the real deal

    When Ash Linklater left school at 16 to become an apprentice, his mates considered him “a drop out” and continued their route to university. Fourteen years later he’s running a successful business, owns his own house and truck, and loves every day of work.

  • 19 Oct 2020
    Marlborough

    Kōparepare: gifting back to our oceans

    Whitehaven Wines has relaunched the Kōparepare range to support LegaSea, a non-profit organisation that works tirelessly to protect and restore New Zealand’s coastal fisheries

  • 12 Oct 2020

    Young Winemaker Q&A

    On 6 November three of the country’s finest young winemakers will compete for the title of Tonnellerie de Mercurey Young Winemaker of the Year, having already won their regional finals. In the lead up to the National Final at EIT in Hawke’s Bay, we ask Ben, Ben and Peter what they love about the industry

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