Kirsty is the first grape grower in New Zealand licensed to grow industrial hemp, thanks to legislation passed in November 2018 allowing the seed to be grown as a food product. As well as extra income, hemp is proving to be an excellent cover crop, attracting insects and nurturing the soil.
Helen Masters won Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine’s New Zealand Winemaker of the Year. Helen’s passion for Pinot Noir and dedication to expression of site has seen Ata Rangi become an icon of New Zealand wine.
The Hunting Lodge is a winery based in the heart of Auckland’s Wine Country with a rich heritage and a youthful spirit. It is the place where the first New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc was made.
Mana Winegrowers are collective of natural winegrowers in Marlborough, NZ. United by a commitment to hand-crafting stunning wines, sharing knowledge and safeguarding the land of one of the most beautiful places on earth.
Andy Anderson decided to enter his first wine show in 2017, taking out the major Pinot Noir Trophy. Showing it was not a one-off, Anderson has done it again this year.