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Here you will find all of our previous News articles that have been posted on the website.

1 Jul 2015 - Bayer Young Viticulturist Regional Competition

The Bayer Young Viticulturist Central Otago Regional Competition will be held on Friday 17 & Saturday 18 July. If you are 30 years of younger you could be this years Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year.

15 Jun 2015 - 2015 Burgundy Exchange applications now open

COWA is pleased to be accepting applications for the 2015 Central Otago Burgundy Exchange. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone studying viticulture or oenology and/or working in the wine industry. Applications close Monday 29 June.

8 Jun 2015 - Central Otago Young Growers Group - next meeting 18 June

This month the Central Otago Young Growers Group have organised a session with Ben from Irrigation Services on Thursday 18 June

26 May 2015 - Introducing the Wine Industry - Thursday 28 May

Ever dreamed of spending long days in the fresh air, working amoungst the breath-taking landscapes of Central Otago? Ever fancied making your own wine? Are you a wine lover who could share your passion with others? Come along on Thursday and find out if a career in the wine industry is for you.

22 May 2015 - What's in a glass? Austrian Glass Maker designs a Glass for Central Otago Pinot Noir

Austrian Riedel Crystal, widely recognised as the world’s leading wine glass producer, has unveiled a striking stemmed glass designed specifically to emphasise the attributes of Central Otago Pinot Noir.

22 May 2015 - Young Winemaker of the Year Competition Information Night - 27 May

The inagural Young Winemaker of the Year Competition is being held at the end of July. Head along to the Golden Gate Lodge on Wednesday 27 May if you are keen to find out more about how you can take part.

18 May 2015 - Lakewood Products Central Otago Field Day - 19 May

Lakewood Products is holding a field day at Domaine Rewa Vineyard on Tuesday 19 May. Head along to view and use the four Pro-Pruners Ken has designed and see and use the Arvipo, Spanish designed electronic pruner.

17 Mar 2015 - Tropical Super Cyclone Pam affects Central Otago

Central Otago currently has over 440 Vanuatuan seasonal workers here. A large proportion of the workers come from outer islands in the low lying archipelago and they have had no communication from their families or communities following the devastating Cyclone Pam. Please read on to find out how you can help them and their communities.

14 Nov 2014 - Young Growers group - visit to NIWA research station, 27 November

The next meeting of the Young Growers group will be a trip to the NIWA research station at Lauder. Dan has just returned from a research trip to Antarctica and will demonstrate the instruments they use to measure all sorts of weather data.

14 Nov 2014 - Organic Focus Vineyard Final Results Presentation: Numbers, Reflections..and Wine! 28 November

Please join us for the final event of the Organic Focus Vineyard Project.

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