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News Archive

Here you will find all of our previous News articles that have been posted on the website.

16 May 2018 - Symbolic winegrowing sculpture arrives in Central

An intricate wood and stone sculpture depicting the strong relationship between two Pinot noir growing regions, Burgundy and Central Otago, has arrived safe and sound from the other side of the world.

16 Feb 2018 - Changes to the WET Rebate Scheme - 22 February

NZ Wine have been working with the Australian Taxation Office and the IRD and are pleased to offer a series of regional seminars on the changes to the WET rebate scheme and what they mean for NZ producers.

16 Feb 2018 - Central Otago Scheme meeting - 14 February

All members are invited to the Central Otago Scheme meeting organised by Irrigation NZ being held at the Cellar Door in Alexandra.

27 Oct 2017 - Teaching vineyard to become Pinot Noir showcase

As part of a joint collaboration to showcase Riversun Nursery’s Pinot Noir varieties, this week Otago Polytechnic’s Central campus Viticulture students are planting 240 Pinot Noir grapevines in the polytech’s Cromwell vineyard.

19 Oct 2017 - The Cellar Door Project

How is your business best placed to take advantage of the wine tourist?

24 Jul 2017 - Bayer Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year 2017 announced

Congratulations to Annabel Bulk from Felton Road who has become the Bayer Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year 2017.

12 Apr 2017 - Remembering William Hill Grant (14 August 1931 - 13 February 2017) - one of Central Otago's great wine pioneers

One of the Central Otago wine industry pioneers we remember William Grant (Bill) for his contribution to the establishment of the Central Otago wine industry.

15 Feb 2017 - Young gun takes out Competenz Central Otago Young Cellarhand of the Year Competition

It was a close race to the finish in the Competenz Central Otago Young Cellarhand of the Year competition held at VinPro winery last Friday with Simon Gourley from the Central Otago Wine Company narrowly beating runner-up Abby Gallagher from Mt Difficulty Wines.

30 Jan 2017 - Central Otago Young Cellarhand Competition - 10 February

If you are currently living in Central Otago, working in the Central Otago wine industry and are 35 years of age or younger then get your application forms in by Friday, 3rd February for this year's inaugural Central Otago Young Cellarhand Competition being held at VinPro Winery on Friday, 10th February.

13 Jan 2017 - The Spirituality of Wine - Uncorked 01 February

A wine tasting with a difference - celebrating the beauty and creative spirit in wine.

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