31 Jan 2018

Aussie grapes in Kiwi wine: "a blow to the industry"

From Nine To Noon, 9:40 am on 31 January 2018

One of the country's best known wine labels is to start using Australian grapes in some of its wines. Montana says it will use grapes from across the Tasman in two of its cheaper wines - one sauvignon blanc and one pinot noir. Kathryn Ryan speaks with veteran wine writer Michael Cooper, who says it's a significant move and a blow to the industry, also Chief Executive of New Zealand Wine Growers Phillip Gregan.