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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 it is most topical and for the first time in the magazines history (published since 1991, and the longest running wine publication in New Zealand) the April edition will only be digital. We are committed to resuming a printing of hard copies as soon as we are able to. Read the April 2020 issue here. 

This issue of Winepress looks at:

Covid-19
Marlborough wine companies battened down the hatches to get through the 2020 harvest during the Covid 19 Alert Level 4. Companies sent many employees home, and instigated rigorous measures in vineyards, transport, accommodation and wineries.

Harvest 2020
Against the incredibly tense background of Covid-19, Marlborough’s harvest yielded excellent fruit. “It will be one of our better seasons,” says Astrolabe’s Simon Waghorn. “One thing we don’t have to worry about is the quality of what is on the vine.”

Falcon Trust
The Marlborough Falcon Trust has released 60 kārearea over the past eight years and 10 birds this season, learning plenty along the way.

Plus a heap more!

Read the April 2020 issue here.

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