Wine industry

Govt lobbied to change way it collects wine tax

Govt lobbied to change way it collects wine tax

The Government is at least considering switching the collection of its $145 million alcohol excise from winemakers to retailers, a Bannockburn winemaker says.

'Sustainable' wine entries up

The number of "sustainable" wine entries from Otago in this year's Air New Zealand Wine Awards is nearly double last year's figure.

Wine industry facing difficult few years

Wine industry facing difficult few years

The wine industry has endured a tough few years, but those tough times appear not to be over just yet. Agribusiness editor Neal Wallace reports overproduction of grapes and plummeting asset values will force vineyards and wineries to amalgamate, and some to fail.

Central recovering after early pain

Central recovering after early pain

Land values may have halved and some businesses have been placed in receivership but the Central Otago wine industry appears to be over the worst.

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