Tag - Wine Producers

May 15, 2012

A Review of the Soils of North Canterbury Wine Country

Plans are underway for an upcoming project that would interpret the geology, landforms, and soils of the North Canterbury winegrowing regions of Waipara and Waikari. Over the past twenty years,...

April 30, 2012

Reports on Grapevine Diseases for New Zealand Winegrowers

Dr Marlene Jaspers has recently completed a series of research reports for New Zealand Winegrowers.  The reports summarize recent findings from research projects investigating Botryosphaeria dieback disease and Cylindrocarpon black...

March 6, 2012

Dr Harrison Teaches WineSkills Master Class in Britain

In May, Roland Harrison was invited to teach a Master Class at WineSkills, a program hosted by Plumpton College in the UK.  The course focused on Wine Analysis and Oxidation,...

February 20, 2012

Sauvignon Blanc Research Programme Extended Through 2016

In July 2010, the Foundation for Research, Science, and Technology renewed funding for the Sauvignon Blanc Research Programme.  The Programme involves scientists from Plant and Food Research, Marlborough Wine Research...

January 23, 2012

Jo Fountain Judges Wine Tourism Awards

This year Jo Fountain was appointed Chief Judge for the Great Wine Capitals Network’s Best of Wine Tourism Awards.  The Great Wine Capitals Network is a global network of nine...

December 10, 2010

Food and Wine Trail for Selwyn District

The Selwyn Food and Wine Trail aims to showcase to residents and visitors the range of wineries, food producers, transport and accommodation providers in the Selwyn District. Earlier in the year Dr. Joanna...

March 22, 2010

Waipara winemaker’s “down to earth” approach

Living Here, Environment Canterbury With support from Steve Wratten  at Lincoln University, Jean-Luc’s careful attention to sustainable practices has gone one step further, with biological pest control.  Read more.

May 1, 2008

Bird Control

For many the annual tussle to decide who harvests the grapes – the winery or clouds of pillaging starlings – is over. Lincoln based researcher Dr Valerie Saxton is an authority on...

September 30, 2007

Mulching research leads to top award

NZ Grape Grower, 30 September 2007 Research into the impact of undervine mulching at Seresin Estate’s vineyard in Marlborough has won a Lincoln University scientist top honours in the 2007...

August 17, 2007

Green wine lifts bottom line

The New Zealand Herald, 17 August 2007 Climate change has focused attention on environmentally sound practices throughout the commercial world, if only because consumers are increasingly averse to buying products...

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