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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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  • 26 Sep 2019
    New Marlborough

    Brancott Estate: first vines in Marlborough

    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.

  • 25 Sep 2019
    New

    Grape expectations – New Zealand’s grape bicentennial

    In 2019, New Zealand celebrates two important bicentennials – the 200th anniversaries of both the establishment of the Kerikeri Mission Station and the planting of grapes in New Zealand. The two have a close connection….

  • 23 Sep 2019
    New Hawke's Bay

    Mission Estate: the next 150 years

    Mission Estate Winery was established in 1851 by pioneering French Missionaries, making it New Zealand’s oldest winery with a fascinating past.

  • 20 Sep 2019
    New Gisborne

    Millton Vineyards: organic trailblazers

    In celebration of Organic Wine Week, we’re sharing stories from organic wine growers around New Zealand. Millton Vineyards & Winery was established in 1984 and is New Zealand’s first organic & biodynamic winegrower.

  • 17 Sep 2019
    Marlborough

    The unique home of Churton Wines

    In celebration of Organic Wine Week, we’re sharing stories from those people are champions for organic winegrowing in New Zealand. First up is Mandy Weaver, founder of Churton along with her partner and winemaker Sam Weaver.

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