Articles tagged with the word "New Zealand":

New Zealand shows the specificity of sustainability

Published on January 6, 2015

New Zealand may be ahead of the sustainability game with almost all producers signed up to some sort of sustainability accreditation system, whether the country’s own Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand (SWNZ), or certified organics, biodynamics or ISO 14001, but the situation on the ground is far from a one-size-fits-all model. Anyone hoping for a single index that measures producers’ paths towards increasing sustainability is sadly disillusioned.

Escarpment, The Edge Pinot Noir 2012

Published on June 17, 2013

This is a really tasty, pretty much entry level, New Zealand pinot noir, from the bottom of North Island.

Aromatic whites from New Zealand

Published on April 18, 2013

The kiwis have created a category of white wines they call the aromatics. All of them too niche to garner much attention on their own, but together they are gathering a bit of a following. Well maybe soon.

The science of sauvignon blanc, by Jamie Goode

Published on January 3, 2013

Various research institutes in NZ and France have been researching sauvignon blanc for some years, and Goode has brought together some of that research in a book that aims to provide growers and winemakers up to date information so they are better equipped to achieve the flavour profiles they’re looking for. There’s some interesting stuff for MW students and the like, too.

Sauvignon blanc sub-regionality in Marlborough, NZ

Published on November 28, 2012

What is it about Marlborough that makes this patch of land so well suited to producing the crisp, pungent, immediately-appealing, refreshing mouthfuls of intensely herby and fruity wines that Brits go wild for?

A dozen New Zealand pinot noirs

Published on June 13, 2012

The family of twelve New Zealand producers each showed a pinot noir at a recent London tasting, raising the subject once again of potential regionalisation of style in the country.

Pinot noir regionality develops in New Zealand

Published on March 13, 2012

Notwithstanding that most pinot noir vines in New Zealand are less than ten years old, the idea of differing regional expressions of the variety has already been gaining ground for at least half of that time.

New Zealand sparkling wine

Published on February 22, 2012

The potential of producing high quality sparkling wine in New Zealand was recognised more than 20 years ago by Champagne houses. What happened?

New Zealand syrah takes the stage

Published on March 15, 2011

Despite the UK’s love affair with Marlborough sauvignon blanc, New Zealand is no one-trick pony. Now its syrah looks fair to set the wine world alight.

Schubert, Block B Pinot Noir 2008, Wairarapa, New Zealand

Published on September 23, 2010

Schubert, Block B Pinot noir 2008, Wairarapa, New Zealand

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