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Winepress – April 2020. Digital Only.

We have chosen to provide only a digital edition of the April Winepress Magazine for all our members and subscribers as we consider this the timeliest, and safest option for all. The content has been changed and updated rapidly so … Continue reading

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Safe Harvest Hotline 09 306 5649

Safe Harvest Hotline 09 306 5649 safeharvest@nzwine.com The Government is trusting our industry to adhere to the key principles they have set out for our sector to be an essential service; Government’s single goal is to stop the spread of … Continue reading

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Important message to Members from your Wine Marlborough Board

The Government is trusting our industry to adhere to the key principles they have set out for our sector to be an essential service. Government’s single goal is to stop the spread of COVID-19 and Wine Marlborough takes this responsibility … Continue reading

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Greening Marlborough

Greening Marlborough is a new landscape-scale planting programme supported by the Marlborough District Council, New Zealand Winegrowers and promotes the values of Te Ao Māori. By providing grants for growers to plant more native trees on vineyards, Greening Marlborough aims … Continue reading

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COVID-19: NZW response update

The main NZ government portal for all COVID-19 information and advice is https://covid19.govt.nz New Zealand Winegrowers have formed a COVID-19 Wine Industry Response Team Wine for some time, and Wine Marlborough supports this team. We will share all email updates … Continue reading

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Winepress – March 2020

This issue of Winepress looks at: Harvest 2020 Marlborough has had a “dream run” in the lead-up to the 2020 harvest, with excellent flowering, sunny weather and little disease pressure. “Who wouldn’t be happy with weather like this?”Asks Mike Insley … Continue reading

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Winepress – February 2020

This issue of Winepress looks at: Balancing Act – A survey into the work-life balance of Marlborough winemakers has revealed plenty of love for the region and industry, but a concerning trend around work hours. Direct to customer – Marlborough has a “tremendous strategic opportunity” to benefit from direct … Continue reading

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