The Soho Wine Co success story is also, in part, a Marlborough success story. Contract winemaking is central to the quality of Soho's wines.
CHLOE WINTER - The Marlborough ExpressVines planted by late Blenheim businessman John Marris were used to make a wine named champion at the New World Wine Awards.
Blenheim woman Tessa Nicholson is celebrating her 10th year as editor of Winepress. Chloe Winter caught up with her to chat about a job she loves.
While the snow on the mountains may look fantastic and Rainbow Ski field is delighted with the fresh snow, it is the last thing grape growers want to see.
Sailors and vintners ready for challenge
Wineries are urged to jump on board to race across Cook Strait to hand-deliver their 2014 vintage in this year's Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Yacht Race.
There was more than the usual amount of interest in Constellation's mid-winter grape grower's lunch due to the presence of new CEO Sam Glaetzer.
An interactive map presenting a detailed picture of Marlborough's vineyards has been launched.
At least 10 helicopters rumbled around Marlborough early yesterday protecting vineyards from frost damage.
There are four new Brancott Estate Limited Edition World of WearableArt Awards Series wines that are worth showing off at the table.
The annual Marlborough grape harvest creates 38,000 tonnes of waste material called marc. Reporter Cathie Bell looks at what might be done with it.
News of wine sales slowdown has been shot down by New Zealand Winegrowers chief executive officer Philip Gregan.
We look at a really delightful selection of wines this week - ranging from good quality everyday styles to those that suit a special occasion, a place in the cellar - or both.
TV star's tipple 'selling like hot cakes'
The first bottles of British talk show host Graham Norton's signature wine, made with Marlborough grapes, go on sale.
About 70 winemakers, retailers and wine lovers gathered for this year's Pinot at Cloudy Bay event.
Peter Norice worked as a steward at the 2014 International Spiegelau Wine Competition and was able to gain first-hand insight into the judging process.
Seventy people will taste some of the most expensive and exclusive pinot noirs from around the world this weekend at the Pinot at Cloudy Bay event in Marlborough.
CHLOE WINTER - The Marlborough ExpressEndless hours are spent in the vineyards during winter preparing vines. Cloudy Bay viticulturist Jim White showed wine reporter Chloe Winter the ropes.
A mock biosecurity response meeting on a pest that could kill grapevines was played out in front of hundreds of wine delegates in Blenheim yesterday.
Plant and Food Marlborough Research Centre's low-alcohol, low-calorie wine research has won Prime Minister John Key's backing.
Four Marlborough growers were honoured at this year's Romeo Bragato Wine Awards.
PETER NORICE AND DEBORAH WALTON-DERRY - The Marlborough ExpressWhen it's cold outside there's nothing nicer than settling in somewhere cosy, preferably with great wine and food on offer.
Sustainable wine growing is a direction rather than a destination, says New Zealand Winegrowers Sustainability committee chairman Gwyn Williams.
John Key held up the wine industry as a model of NZ's economy on a visit to Blenheim yesterday.| Quality bottles success
Chloe Winter looks at NZ's wine export markets - where are they, how they developed and what the future holds.
Winegrowers chairman says Marlborough will reach limit of viable vineyard land at some point.
When we received some Thornbury wines for review, we realised our collective memory regarding the history of the label, and where it now sits in the scheme of things, is a little rusty.
The Marlborough ExpressSuccession and sustainability are two of the topics to be covered at the 2014 New Zealand Winegrowers Romeo Bragato National Conference in Blenheim.
New Zealand wine companies will not be forced to display cigarette-style warning labels on their wine bottles, despite it being considered by the British Government, New Zealand Winegrowers chief executive Philip Gregan says.
Iconoclast or provocateur - both could be applied to Matt Kramer, who appeared in Wine Spectator under the sub-heading: Is it worth it to age wines anymore?
As Marlborough's wine industry continues to grow, there is a group quietly working in the background, supporting winemakers.
New Zealand is the only "major grape-producing country" to see a rise in volume and value of wine exports for the first quarter of the year.
Five Marlborough wines won top honours at this year's Spiegelau Wine Competition.
We did a double take when we saw the headline "Scots grandmother's wine is the toast of New Zealand" - in The Scotsman newspaper.
Low-alcohol wines are moving away from the flavourless, thin drops of the past to a new hi-tech era of varieties that hold their body and weight, a leading wine judge says.
Marlborough wineries might need to change tactics as baby boomers' influence declines, a report says.
Marlborough grape growing subregions once seen as too cool will be perfect sites for growing grapes in the future, experts say.
Marlborough is in fourth place in a USA Today poll of the world's best wine regions, with voting set to close in a few hours. | Vote for Marlborough
Wine reporter Chloe Winter spoke to four-long serving members of the Wine Marlborough Board about why they are standing down and what's next for our wine industry.
Within 30 years, Nautilus Estate has grown from an ambitious idea to a world-renowned premium wine brand.
Business is booming at Marlborough wineries, with several expanding to meet increased demand.
Jan Kux began as CEO and winemaker for O:TU in 2010. Since that time he has stepped down from the former role to focus more squarely on wine quality.
CHLOE WINTER - The Marlborough ExpressSix top of south viticulturists will put their skills to the test when they vie for the title of Marlborough Young Viticulturist of the Year on Friday.
To Waihopai Valley vineyards put on the market by Marlborough vintner and Australian partners.
Wine can be all about the occasion - an event or situation can have a profound influence on how we regard a wine's qualities.
Marlborough wine brand Montana has been named the most trusted in the country this year.
A small beetle that eats vine leaves, shoots, and buds is becoming a big problem in organic Marlborough vineyards, a vineyard manager says.
The Marlborough ExpressThirty-six Marlborough wines have been awarded gold medals at the 2014 Spiegelau International Wine Competition.
Sometimes our wine column starting point might come from as random an act as typing in "wine story" on Google - which is what I did for this column.
Judges are kicking off day two at the Spiegelau International Wine Competition by tasting more than 170 sauvignon blanc wines that have come from all over the world.
Surprise planned for Saint Clair revamp
Saint Clair Cellar Door and Cafe will be closing for eight weeks so it can get a fresh coat of paint and an extended kitchen.