New Zealand wine industry gets WiSE

A world leading sustainability scorecard and reporting tool is being launched to New Zealand wineries and grape-growers today.  WiSE (Wine Industry Sustainability Engine) will be used by around 2000 wineries and vineyards from Northland to Otago. It will record and manage winery and vineyard activities to ensure they meet international sustainability standards required by Sustainable…

2014 New Zealand wine vintage to support export growth

 The 2014 New Zealand grape harvest has been completed with high quality grapes picked across the country. “All grape growing regions experienced very favourable growing conditions through the summer and into the early autumn. 2014 is set to be another memorable, high quality vintage which will provide a further boost to growing wine exports” said New…

New Zealand in a Glass

I am easily excitable when it comes to food and wine, and happy to admit it. So when given a spot at the New Zealand in a Glass, Pinot Noir master class here in Vancouver, well.. I jumped at it. Hosted by well known local wine guru, DJ Kearney, along with a panel of prominent Kiwi winemakers and producers, we sampled a selection of Pinots from some of New Zealand’s top regions, then headed to the tasting room to try the rest of the wines on offer.

CONTEST Win 2 tickets to Dish n’ Dazzle May 1

We’ve joined with BC Hospitality Foundation to bring you this great contest! Contest starts on Monday, April 14 and ends at midnight on Sunday, April 20. Dish ‘n Dazzle returns on Thursday, May 1 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in the  Park View Terrace. The BC Hospitality Foundation  and  Wines of New Zealand present a spectacular night of food, wine and…