New Zealand Winegrowers are delighted to announce the inaugural New Zealand Wine Week, kicking off February 8 2021. With activities planned across the USA, UK, Ireland and Canada, there is a wide ranging programme including tastings, discussions, and online activities.
“Our total 2020 harvest reflects the near perfect growing conditions experienced in most of the country, and a 2% increase in planted area to 39,935 hectares,” said New Zealand Winegrowers Board Chair John Clarke.
The countdown is on until International Sauvignon Blanc Day taking place on Friday 1 May, and we're calling all New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc fans around the world to join an online celebration from the comfort and safety of their own homes.
New Zealand Winegrowers has committed to the goal of the New Zealand wine industry being net carbon-zero before 2050. The pledge is a representation of the evolving sustainability initiatives that are already taking place within the industry.
Bragato Research Institute (BRI) opens the doors to its new research winery on 27 February. Built in Marlborough, the new research winery will enable the BRI to trial new technology and innovation, ensuring the New Zealand wine industry is at the cutting edge of modern grape growing and winemaking