wine

Saturated wine tour market

It seems every month a new Queenstown wine tour gets cracking. Philip Chandler asks three newish companies how they stand out in one of the resort's most competitive business sectors, and gets winery owner's point of view. You may have...

Grapes of wrath

A spat's broken out between two Queenstown hop-on hop-off wine tours visiting Gibbston wineries. Marlborough-based Hop on Hop off Wine Tours is hopping mad at Queenstown Wine Trail allegedly stealing its thunder with its own Wine Hopper Bus. An "extremely disappointed"...

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...

Skyline shop seeks licence

A Queenstown  tourism company will know within the next month if it will be able to sell alcohol from a souvenir shop, a move some agencies believe would set a precedent for the resort. Skyline Enterprises Ltd appeared before the...
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