New Zealand

What has happened to the New Zealand wine supply?

NZ Sauvignon supplies a 'disaster'

By Ed Bedington

Pub operators are being urged to look to alternative Sauvignon Blanc supplies after the New Zealand vintage was described as a “disaster”.

Testing time: the British & Irish Lions kick off a weekend of sport

British & Irish Lions 'roaring' to go

By Georgina Townshend

With the Lions ready to meet the All Blacks, the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and the final of Queen's Club tennis, the weekend is looking good for sports entertainment.

Building up: hear the Lions roar against the Maori All Blacks on Saturday

Rugby dominates this weekend’s sport

By MA Editorial

The British & Irish Lions' fifth match in the tour will be a scene setter for the big Test game against New Zealand on 24 June.

New Zealand driving UK wine market


New Zealand driving UK wine market

By Ben Winstanley

New Zealand wine is driving growth in the UK wine market as it continues to perform strongly in both the on and off-trade.

Brancott Estate: new app completes makeover

Brancott completes makeover with app

By Noli Dinkovski

New Zealand wine Brancott Estate is to be given a make-over that includes a QR (quick response) link to a new smartphone app on its bottles.

Kick off: The Rugby World Cup starts next week

The trying game

By Noli Dinkovski

Noli Dinkovski looks at the opportunities presented by the Rugby World Cup, which kicks off in Auckland, New Zealand on 9 September.

Brancott: Rugby World Cup deal

Brancott wins Rugby World Cup deal

By Robyn Lewis

Brancott Estate has been named as the Official Sponsor of the Rugby World Cup 2011. The major global sponsorship deal follows last week's...

Protz: notion you can place a trademark on a beer style is nonsensical

Beware of the style-jackers

By Roger Protz

Businesses must be wary of the new tactic of slapping trademarks on beer styles, says Roger Protz.

In Brief

In Brief

42 Below holds UK heats The UK leg of the 42 Below Cocktail World Cup kicks off at the the Hoxton Pony in London next Wednesday. The UK finals will...

Fruits of the Kiwis

Fruits of the Kiwis

In the first of our new fortnightly Wine Seller series, Fiona Sims gives the lowdown on what's hot in New Zealand New Zealand wines aren't exactly...

Lizette Craig

Great pub chefs - Love in a bun

By Alice Whitehead

New Zealander Karen Lawler is out to change the face of the British burger… by giving it a gourmet slant. Alice Whitehead reports. The oven is...

Home chances

Home chances

ENGLAND ­ must top their group to avoid a quarter-final clash with New Zealand. Should reach the final. Key match: South Africa, 18 October, 1pm...