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Constellation Brands NZ Enters Agreement With Giesen Group To Sell Its Riverlands Winery

Press Release – Giesen Group

New Zealands largest exporter of New Zealand wine to the US, Constellation Brands New Zealand, has sold its Marlborough-based Riverlands Winery to family-owned Giesen Group. One of three Constellation-owned wineries in New Zealand, the Riverlands Winery … Read more »

Most Kiwis Drinking Moderately And Responsibly But Survey Misses Measuring Health Changes During COVID-19

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

NZ Alcohol Beverages Council says a just-released Ministry of Health (MOH) survey [i] on the state of New Zealanders overall health patterns has missed the opportunity to measure the impact of COVID-19 and the next survey will also likely not reflect … Read more »

Pask Announces A Major Redevelopment Of Its Omahu Road Winery

Press Release – Pask Winery

The Pask Winery Board are thrilled to announce their plans for a $2m plus redevelopment of the Pask Winery complex on Omahu Road. In announcing the development, Jeff Hart, Managing Director of Benton Wines which owns both the iconic Pask operation in the … Read more »

Invivo Becomes First Winery In A Decade To Win At The TVNZ-New Zealand Marketing Awards

Press Release – Invivo Wines New Zealand

Innovative Kiwi wine company Invivo & Co. has become the first wine company in a decade to scoop two accolades at the prestigious TVNZ-New Zealand Marketing Awards 2020 that celebrate the successes of New Zealand marketing initiatives. At … Read more »

New Zealand’s Most Experienced Family Winery Proud To Back Made With Care

Press Release – Babich Wines

Pioneering winemaker Babich Wines welcomes the launch of the new Made with Care campaign from New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE). The global campaign is designed to grow awareness, preference and demand for New Zealand Food and Beverage products … Read more »

My Totally Different Winners To The 2020 NZ Cider Awards

Opinion – Jay van der Reijden

NELSON, New Zealand, 8 November 2020 My favorite day of the year rolled around on Saturday with the NZ Cider Festival at Founders Park. Nelson’s weather clearly acknowledged the important work of tasting fermented apples by holding off the rain … Read more »

Ben Tombs From Peregrine Wines Announced NZ Young Winemaker Of The Year 2020

Press Release – New Zealand Winegrowers

Ben Tombs Congratulations to Ben Tombs from Central Otago for becoming the 2020 Tonnellerie de Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker of the Year. Ben is Assistant Winemaker at Peregrine Wines in the Gibbston Valley and the first Young Winemaker from Central … Read more »

Brewport Lands In Ponsonby

Press Release – Brewport

Ponsonbys only micro-brewery and beer garden, Brewport, will land at Lot 3, 130 Ponsonby Road on Thursday, 19th November, serving an artillery of beers brewed in-house accompanied by guest pours, the finest cocktails and divine dogs from their very … Read more »

Invivo & Co Announces Appointment Of Mark Darrow As Director And Board Chair

Press Release – Invivo

Effective from November 1st Mark Darrow, an experienced businessman and professional Chair and director, was appointed to the Invivo & Co Board as the new Chair. His previous beverage experience includes Charlies Group through their NZX listing … Read more »

Blackenbrook Wins Trophy For 2020 Pinot Blanc

Press Release – Blackenbrook Vineyard

Two trophies for the winerys new varietal in as many years clean-cut 2020 Pinot Blanc bottle  22 October Blackenbrook Vineyards 2020 Pinot Blanc received the Trophy in the Other White Wine Varieties class from the New Zealand International … Read more »

Te Pa Rosé Wins New Zealand’s Only Gold Medal At Prestigious International Wine Competition IWSC

Press Release – te Pa Family Vineyards

International Wine & Spirits Competition judges call te Pa 2020 Ros A perfect benchmark for the style te Pa Family Vineyards , the independently owned, Maori winery in Marlborough, is celebrating after winning the countrys only gold … Read more »

Ripe: A New Wine And Food Festival Announced For Wānaka

Press Release – Otago Event Planning

Central Otagos acclaimed wine and food will take centre stage in Wnaka next year with the launch of Ripe, a new festival for the region Established to attract Kiwis to Wnaka, Ripe is designed to celebrate the Central Otago viticulture industry … Read more »

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