Hatch Mansfield managing director Patrick McGrath MW is stepping up to the newly created role of chairman.

Indevin New Zealand has completed the purchase of 100% of the shares of Villa Maria Estate for an undisclosed fee.

Marlborough-based wine producer Indevin has signed a conditional agreement to buy Villa Maria from parent company FFWL.

Villa Maria premiered a feature length documentary called Vintage in London this week ahead of its Amazon Prime launch later this month.

on 16 June, 2016

A smattering of the great and the good of the UK wine trade turned up for a debate last Tuesday (June 14), 6300.photo.2.jpgtitled ‘What direction should New Zealand winemaking take for the future’, sponsored by Villa Maria and arranged by its UK agent, Hatch Mansfield.

Leading New Zealand winery, Villa Maria, has announced that Alastair Maling is leaving after more than 12 years.

The New Zealand owned winery has bought a 41-hectare property in the sought-after Gimblett Gravels sub-region in Hawkes Bay.

on 04 October, 2012

What makes this job interesting is going out, meeting, interviewing people and finding out what makes them tick. That along with visiting vineyards, wineries, distilleries and, to a lesser extent, breweries to find out what they are up to, is what makes the likes of me get out of bed in the morning.

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