NZ Wine Publications and Media
Links to NZ wine related magazines both web based and hard copy publications – also lists a selection of books on New Zealand wine.
I have a huge Library of over 100 NZ wine Books now dating from 1964 through to the present day – far too many to list here. One day I will set up a Librarything page to list them all…
Presented by Wine and Food Creative Yvonne Lorkin, Thirsty Work unearths the personalities behind New Zealand’s successful and innovative wine and beverage industry.
Country Calendar – Family Vineyard – Seifried, Nelson
When Hermann Seifried told people about his dream to make wine in Nelson, everyone told him he was crazy. But 40 years on, the second generation of his family are winemakers and their product is exported to more than 18 countries.
Passion and Patience – A Wine Story
An indie style documentary film about what really goes on in the making of wine, explained in layman’s terms without the high-tech jargon. [DVD]
Magazines and Online Publications
A Guide to New Zealand Wine
Peter Saunders’ annual wine guide publication of over 35 years now online by subscription.
Australian & New Zealand Grape Grower & Winemaker
The Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker is the oldest and biggest selling publication for the Australian and New Zealand winegrape and winemaking industries. The recognised major source of practical and technical information for vignerons, it has been published since 1963.
Cuisine Magazine Website
Cuisine has an extensive coverage of NZ and other wines every issue.
Cuisine Wine Country – The complete guide to the New Zealand wine experience. Auckland, N.Z. : Cuisine Publications, c2003- 304 p. : ISSN: 1175-9925 Published in every odd year
New Zealand WineGrower Magazine
New Zealand WineGrower is the official journal of the New Zealand wine and viticulture industry. Produced bi-monthly, with copies going directly to all wine makers, grape growers, Ministers, MPs, relevant Government departments and officials, New Zealand WineGrower is the journal of record and preferred choice of decision makers in the industry.
WineNZ : the Taste of our Country
Auckland [N.Z.] : WineNZ Magazine, Description: v. : ill. (some col.), col. ports. ; 30 cm. Bimonthly Began with Nov. 1996. ISSN: 1174-4219 $5.90
Wine Technology Magazine
Wine Technology in New Zealand is the leading independent business and technical magazine covering the New Zealand grape and wine industry. They reach vineyards, contract grape growers, wineries, wine companies and wine industry suppliers.
Mainly Australian related but there is some NZ information available.
New Zealand grape grower
Auckland [N.Z.] : New Zealand Grape Grower, 2000- : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm. Quarterly ISSN: 1175-6322 New Zealand Grape Grower is New Zealand’s only independent magazine dedicated purely to news and information for commercial winegrape producers.
The wild bunch : movers, shakers and ground-breakers of the New Zealand Wine Industry / Joelle Thomson. Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : New Holland Publishers, 2012. ISBN: 9781869663001 (pbk.) : $39.99 http://www.newhollandpublishers.co.nz/display.php?id=1667
Vinacular : a wine lover’s A-Z / illustrations by Scott Kennedy words by John Saker. By: Kennedy, Scott (Scott George) Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Awa Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781877551611 (hbk.) : $25.00
The Winemaker: George Fistonich and the Villa Maria Story
One of New Zealand’s most visionary winemakers celebrates his 50th vintage with his personal story. The Winemaker, published this October to coincide with their 50th vintage celebrations, is the inspiring story of George Fistonich and Villa Maria.
The winemaker : George Fistonich and the Villa Maria story / Kerry R. Tyack. Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House New Zealand, 2012. 368 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm. ISBN: 9781869799779 (pbk.) : $45.00
An Epicurean Odyssey: A Road Trip Around New Zealand / Robert Giorgionehttp://www.robertgiorgione.com/an-epicurean-odyssey-book/
Pinot central : a winemaker’s story / Alan Brady
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Penguin, 2010
ISBN: 9780143205104 (pbk.) : $67.00
Pinot Noir : The New Zealand Story / John Saker
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House, 2010.
ISBN: 9781869792794 (pbk.) : $49.99
Chancers and visionaries : a history of New Zealand wine / Keith Stewart.
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Godwit, 2010. Random House ISBN: 9781869620707 (pbk.) : $49.99
Wine class : all you need to know about NZ wine / Jo Burzynska
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House New Zealand, 2009.
ISBN: 9781869791001 (pbk.) : $39.99
The New Zealand wine-lover’s companion : an A-to-Z guide / Karl du Fresne
Publisher: Nelson, N.Z. : Craig Potton Pub., 2009. 227 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN: 9781877517129 (hbk.) : $29.99
The landscape of New Zealand wine / Kevin Judd with Bob Campbell
Publisher: Nelson, N.Z. : Craig Potton Pub., 2009. 207 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm
ISBN: 9781877333859 (hbk.) : $79.99
New Zealand Food, Wine & Art : The Journey Continues
Photography, Ian Baker ; text, Vic Williams. Whangaparaoa [N.Z.] : Chanel, 2005. 199 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 31 cm. ISBN: 0958257345
Celebrating New Zealand Wine / Joëlle Thomson
Photography by Andrew Coffey. Auckland, N.Z. : New Holland Publishers, 2004.160 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm. ISBN: 1877246859 (hbk.) : $69.99
Wine in New Zealand / Caroline Courtney
Austin Langford Photographer. Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Godwit, Random House 2003 ; 320 p. ill. (colour) ISBN 1869620933 (hbk.) : NZ $59.95
The Great Wines of New Zealand : an illustrated classification guide / Keith Stewart
Photographer, Kevin Judd. Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Viking, 2005. Penguin Group. ISBN: 0670045632 (pbk.) : $49.95
Classic wines of New Zealand / Michael Cooper.
2nd ed. : Auckland [N.Z.] : Hodder Moa, 2005. Hachette Livre NZ Ltd. 471 p. : ill. ; 20 cm. ISBN: 1869589807 (hbk.) : $49.99
The Quest : a search for Hawke’s Bay’s best Bordeaux-style wine / Paul Taggart.
Hastings, N.Z. : Hawke’s Bay Today, 2004. 138 p.,  p. of plates : col. ill., col. map ; 20 cm. ISBN: 047601008X (pbk.) : $19.95
Pinot Pioneers : tales of Determination and Perseverance from Central Otago / Ric Oram
Auckland, N.Z. : New Holland, 2003. ISBN: 1869660196 (pbk.) : $27.95
The Wine Drinker’s Guide to the Vineyard / David Jackson.
Palmerston North, N.Z. : Dunmore Press, 2004. 141 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm. ISBN: 086469444X (pbk.) : $29.95
A Toast to Martinborough and the Wairarapa : stories from the vineyards / Dave Cull.
Dunedin, N.Z. : Longacre Press, 2003. 164 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm. ISBN:187713578X : NZ$44.95
Wine atlas of New Zealand / by Michael Cooper
Photographs by John McDermott. Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Hodder Moa Beckett, 2002. ISBN: 1869589211 (hbk.) : NZ$125.00
101 wine tips / Joëlle Thomson
(One hundred and one wine tips) Auckland, N.Z. : New Holland, 2001. 1 v. (unpaged) ; 14 cm. ISBN: 1877246662 (pbk.) : NZ$9.95
A guide to New Zealand wine / by Peter Saunders
Tony Palm. Auckland, [N.Z.] : Clarity Publishing & Consulting ; 2001 ed 368 p. ; 21 cm. ISBN: 0908574258
New Zealand food, wine & art : a new journey
Photography, Ian Baker ; text, Vic Williams with Anne-Marie Davis and Carol Hunter. Whangaparaoa [N.Z.] : Chanel, 2002. ISBN: 0958208468 (pbk.) 200 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 31 cm. : NZ$34.95
Taste of the earth : creating New Zealand’s fine wine / Keith Stewart
Photographs by Kevin Judd. Nelson, N.Z. : Craig Potton Pub., 2001. 127 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm. ISBN: 0908802749 (hbk.) : NZ$49.95
Vineyards on the edge : the story of Central Otago wine / Dave Cull
Photography by Suellen Boag and David Wall, Dunedin, N.Z. : Longacre, 2001. 142 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 1877135615 (pbk.)
Vineyards of New Zealand Cookbook / Julie Le Clerc & Vic Williams
Photography by Ian Baker. Auckland, N.Z. : Viking, 2001. 00 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. ISBN: 0670911100 (hbk.) : NZ$69.95
Canterbury Grapes & Wines 1840-2002 / Danny Schuster, David Jackson & Rupert Tipples
Christchurch, N.Z. : Shoal Bay Press, 2002. 157 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 25 cm. ISBN: 1877251127 (pbk.) : $39.95
Pioneers of New Zealand Wine / Dick Scott
Photographs by Marti Friedlander. : Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed : Southern Cross, 2002. 76 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. ISBN: 0790008327 (pbk.) : $54.95