Growing grapevines is a complex business, says the Corteva Young Viticulturist of the Year. Throw in seasonal vagaries, plant physiology, technical advances and business strategies, as well as the challenge of managing people across a myriad of roles, and “no two seasons are the same”.
Central Otago winery Peregrine has won Champion Organic Red Wine and Champion Organic White Wine for their Peregrine Pinot Noir 2017 and Peregrine Riesling 2018.
The Herzogs have been winegrowers since the 16th Century, their hillside vineyards towering over Switzerland‘s Rhine river. Descendant Hans liked to push the boundaries challenging the way things were done.
Alice Rule is a force to be reckoned with. An emerging young leader in sustainability, she is seeking to drive the circular economy of glass in the New Zealand wine industry.
Brancott Estate was born from Montana Wines – an ode to the Brancott Vineyard being the first site in the Marlborough region to plant vines in 1973. Establishing a new wine region took a bunch of ingenuity as they learned how to harness the environment to make exceptional wine.