Legendary Gisborne vintner Denis Irwin shot to superstar fame in the 1970s, when the gewürztraminer wines he made on the family land at Matawhero began winning almost immediate national and, soon after, international acclaim.
3sixty2 Wines are always on the lookout for new ways to improve their sustainability. They have just taken another big step by adding carbon offsetting to their online orders.
Jean-Charles and Marguerite Van Hove are harnessing the sun to fight climate change, with a three-year transition to electric vehicles, irrigation and hot water, all powered by solar.
Crunching numbers in a sunless office isn’t the usual prelude to a career in winemaking. But it yielded just enough cooped-up-ness to render a young Nadine Cross, now winemaker at Peregrine, rather career-chafed