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Gibbston sells out

Got tickets to the Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert? If not, you're too late. All 18,000 tickets for the January 20 show, headlined by Canadian singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette, have been sold. Greenstone Entertainment boss Amanda Calvert says she's "over the moon"...
World-famous singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette wings in to Queenstown this summer. The 43-year-old Canadian, whose chart-toppers include Ironic, Hand In My Pocket and You Oughta Know, headlines the next annual Summer Concert Tour at Gibbston Valley Winery on January 20. She shares...
"I'm Dave," I say, extending my hand. "Sorry," Xin Wu says, shaking mine. Then I tell him what it was like for me and my son two Sunday mornings ago when our cars crashed head-on. It's not your average restorative justice meeting....

Peregrine signs US deal

Central Otago wine maker Peregrine Wines is on the verge of a significant distribution deal which will mean its wines being distributed throughout the United States. Otago Daily Times business editor Dene Mackenzie traverses the deal Peregrine Wines boss Fraser McLachlan...

Winery in lodge bid

Gibbston Valley Wines has lodged plans for a multi-million dollar boutique lodge and cottages complex. Designed by top Queenstown architect Michael Wyatt, the development features a central lodge with swimming pool and spa, 32 cottages in 16 buildings, and a...
At 19, muso Alan Parsons landed himself a job at London’s iconic Abbey Road. It was the start of an illustrious career in the music industry as a sound engineer and producer working with bands like The Beatles, The Hollies...
Worried about the weather bomb hitting this great southern land tearing into Saturday's Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert? Call us crazy, but there should be electric blue skies in the morning and the forecast afternoon rain might be nothing too serious. This...

UB40: Here I am

Come hell or high water, this time UB40 will play their first Queenstown concert. After the resort turned on the waterworks earlier this year their gig at Waitiri Creek Winery had to be canned. But they were adamant about coming back to...
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