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Dynamic, diverse wine industry

The New World Wine Awards have been and gone, leaving us with a selection of 50 award-winning wines all available for under $25 each.

Wine trip a winner for UK woman

The senior marketing manager of a leading UK drinks importer is the recipient of next year's Wine Marlborough NZ-UK Link Scholarship.

Dates set for sav blanc celebration

With just over 14 months until the first International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration, the committee has been chosen and the dates have been set.

King Salmon ordered to pay costs

Environmental groups win a costs argument against NZ King Salmon in Supreme Court.

Bakery takes over Annie's site

The owners of Marlborough Wholesale Bakery have taken over the lease of Annie's Store and Cafe near Blenheim.

CarbonScape hits crowdfunding goal

Marlborough clean-tech company CarbonScape passed its $400,000 crowdfunding target this week.

Fixing to have a rest from cafe

Making good coffee and making people feel comfortable has been a daily business mission for Blenheim cafe owner Fran Roche.

Top apprentice makes the cut

Former Marlborough girl Nadine Gratton has won the coveted national Apprentice of the Year award.

Villa Maria takes top prize

Villa Maria Estate wins champion wine and three other trophies at the Marlborough Wine Show.

New manager faces challenge

Samantha Young

Chloe Winter caught up with Wine Marlborough's new events manager Samantha Young.

Scheme helps workers into jobs

A scheme for Kiwi vineyard workers is helping save former gang members from the streets.

Boutique voted best window display

Alex Parker

One of Marlborough's newest retailers has taken the title of best window display.

A touch of Italy in Blenheim

Marlborough A&P Show

Wasabi and white-chocolate icecream can be sampled at the Blenheim Railway Cafe and Store when it opens its doors tomorrow.

Restaurant closes after 30 years

Jane Hunter

The first winery restaurant to open in Marlborough has shut after 30 years in business.

New terminal boosts port efficiency

Strait Shipping's new terminal has opened in Picton, in time for the peak pre-Christmas period.

Unveiling a new Marlborough brand

Marlborough will have a new brand and a story tonight, the culmination of two years' work.

Jeweller takes clients on 3-D trip

 Doug Owen

A Blenheim jeweller has found a way to get his clients more involved in jewellery design by taking them on a three-dimensional design experience.

Troubled wine firm sold

Isabel Estate Vineyard

Australia's largest supermarket chain has bought into Marlborough's wine industry.

'Disney World - here I come'

 Brittany Burbidge i

KAT DUGGAN - The Marlborough Express

Marlborough Girls' College's Gateway Programme sets former pupil on chosen career path.

Forestry report highlights lax safety

Bill Bryant

Independent review cites culture of complacency around safety in the forestry sector.

Clusters help rural business to blossom

Ifor Ffowcs-Williams

Ifor Ffowcs-Williams makes the case for innovative business clusters to boost the economy.

Health hub 'good for business'

 Juliet Partington

Cafe owners welcome new health hub bringing 50 staff to Blenheim's town centre.

Thirty years of sav blanc

Jason Bathgate

Thirty years since their first vintage, Cloudy Bay sauvignon blanc continues to tell a story - a story of Marlborough, the vineyards, and the people.

Green coke scheme gets crowdfunded

CarbonScape

Marlborough clean-tech company CarbonScape has started a crowdfunding project to start the supply of "green coke" to NZ Steel.

Canvastown hotel for sale

 Matt Lambert

Owners of 100-year-old hotel in Canvastown put property and business on the market.

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