Bridge Pa does well at Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction

The 24th annual Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction, which took place on Saturday 14th November, saw some spirited bidding with over $141,000 raised to support the Cranford Hospice – Hawke’s Bay’s leading palliative care facility. One of the stand-out lots was the 225 litre barrique from Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District . This rich blend

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Ash Ridge winemaker Lauren Swift wins New Zealand Young Winemaker of the Year 2015

The inaugural Tonelleire de Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker of the Year competition was held this year with heats held throughout the country. Regional heats were held in August, with Lauren Swift, winemaker at Ash Ridge Wines beating six finalists to represent Hawke’s Bay. The regional winners: Hawke’s Bay – Ash

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Barry Riwai joins Alpha Domus as Head Winemaker

Alpha Domus has announced a changing of the guard after 10 years, with Kate Galloway passing on the winemaking reigns to the highly regarded Barry Riwai. Alpha Domus Managing Director Paul Ham said “Barry’s appointment to replace Kate will see a continuance of her hard work of making quality wines,

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