Posts tagged "Pernod Richard Winemakers"

Winemakers’ time to sparkle after ex-Cyclone Gita

[22 February/NZ Farmer] According to winemakers, former cyclone Gita should have little effect on the start of the grape harvest as long as the sun stays around. Although heavy rain fell in Marlborough creating widespread surface flooding, winemakers say it is unlikely to affect their grape harvesting schedules. Pernod Ricard Operations Manager, Tony Robb, said...

‘Pretty bloody dumb’: Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor’s reaction to Montana Wines Australian

[31 January/ NZ Herald] Pernod Ricard New Zealand has started to source Australian grapes for inclusion in their Montana brand wines, which have historically been made using New Zealand grown grapes. Minister for Agriculture, Damien O’Connor bluntly called the move ‘pretty bloody dumb.’ His opinion received support from others across social media, including one commenter,...

Vintage years picked for wine

[2 November/ New Zealand Herald] Managing Director of Pernod Ricard Winemakers, Fabian Partigliani has highlighted profitability returning to the wine industry after several years of grape over supply. Pernod Ricard’s brands include Brancott Estate (formerly Montana), Stoneleigh and Church Road. Mr Partigliani said that from 2008 to 2011 there was an oversupply in wine and...