Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Spy Valley Expand With Marlborough Purchase

Marlborough Winery Spy Valley Expansion With Significant Marlborough Vineyard Purchase

Leading Marlborough wine label Spy Valley has announced a major expansion with the acquisition of a new premium quality vineyard.

The new vineyard is 20 acres of established hillside in the Omaka Valley.

``The ultra premium fruit will complement and extend the hugely successful estate production we have in lower Waihopai Valley,’’ Spy Valley general manager Blair Gibbs said today.

``Largely pinot noir with some chardonnay and pinot gris, it will allow the in-demand pinot capability to increase immediately.

``Our vineyard has been performing to the highest level for some time so we are stepping into very high quality vineyard. This acquisition lifts Spy Valley’s total vineyard area to just shy of 400 acres.’’

Spy Valley’s latest label, Envoy, released earlier this year, represents small parcels of exceptional fruit off designated vineyard sites.

The label has proved successful with all the wines selling out after only several months.

The second Envoy release will be in February next year. The wines have already been well acclaimed by national and international wine commentators.

Earlier this year, Spy Valley became the first wine company anywhere in the world in the 26-year history of the Sydney international wine contest to win four trophies.

``This was fantastic news not just for Spy Valley but for the Marlborough brand and for New Zealand wine,’’ Gibbs said.

``This year we have the pinot gris and riesling with blue gold and top 100 and the gewurztraminer with blue gold trophies announced at the Sydney Banquet in March 2008. Fingers crossed.’’

They produce more than 100,000 cases of wine a year and they are one of New Zealand’s leading family-owned wine companies.

Photolink: http://www.spyvalleywine.co.nz/updates.php

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

Earlier:

Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

ALSO:

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Half A Billion Accounts, Including Xtra: Yahoo Confirms Huge Data Breach

The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. More>>

ALSO:

Rural Branches: Westpac To Close 19 Branches, ANZ Looks At 7

Westpac confirms it will close nineteen branches across the country; ANZ closes its Ngaruawahia branch and is consulting on plans to close six more branches; The bank workers union says many of its members are nervous about their futures and asking ... More>>

Interest Rates: RBNZ's Wheeler Keeps OCR At 2%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 2 percent and said more easing will be needed to get inflation back within the target band. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news