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Tag Archives: Marlborough

• Good idea. Aussie wineries plan to turn grape waste into profit

Good idea. Aussie wineries plan to turn grape waste into profit

A group of eight large Marlborough wine companies has committed to exploratory work to turn thousands of tonnes of vineyard waste into a valuable new product. On average, about 40,000 tonnes of grape marc is generated by the Marlborough wine industry each year, just over half of it coming through the wine production facilities of […]

• US billionaire saves New Zealand Wine Company

US billionaire saves New Zealand Wine Company

American-owned Foley Family Wines has saved the struggling New Zealand Wine Company. In a statement the Marlborough winemaker said Foley Family Wines, owned by American billionaire Bill Foley, would take 80% of the company to satisfy NZ Wine’s bankers by cutting at least $5 million of debt. According to its June 30 accounts, NZ Wine had group […]

• Marlborough touted as next big Pinot region

Marlborough touted as next big Pinot region

Marlborough is emerging as one of the most exciting regions to watch for New Zealand Pinot Noir, according to a number of the country’s top producers. Steve Smith MW, founder of Craggy Range, believes the international thirst for Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc has lead to an interest in the region’s fledgling Pinots. “Not many producers will […]

• New Zealand Winemakers join forces to tackle US market

New Zealand Winemakers join forces to tackle US market

Winemakers from three regions are joining forces in what is thought to be the first New Zealand independent consortium to market itself in the United States market. Nelson’s Seifried Estate, Forrest Estate and Lake Chalice Wines from Marlborough and Carrick Wines from Central Otago have set up a company to import and sell their range […]

• NZ: Delegat's Group swoops for Oyster Bay Marlborough Vineyards

NZ: Delegat's Group swoops for Oyster Bay Marlborough Vineyards

Delegat’s Group has moved to acquire full control of under-pressure Oyster Bay Marlborough Vineyards in order to protect its wine grape supplies for the Oyster Bay brand. Delegat’s said today (18 October) that it will seek to buy all remaining shares in Oyster Bay Marlborough Vineyards that it does not already own.