The Tanager Tangle

We are intrigued with ancestry at the moment, so I thought to have a closer look at the beautiful bird drawings on our labels. They were done quite a while ago, around 1841, and major upheaval has happened in the Natural World since; just think of Darwin’s evolution theory and our modern DNA sequencing. I promptly discovered that our lovely drawings also suffered an identity crisis and discovered one unfortunate fact.

Sustainability Guardian

Engaging wine companies with conservation projects by Jean Grierson

Saving Endangered Flora & Fauna

In New Zealand, Denis Marshall’s best known as the Minister of Conservation who resigned after the Cave Creek tragedy. In Queenstown, he’s probably best known as the co-owner of Gibbston’s Hawkshead winery. But, as PHILIP CHANDLER explains, his biggest legacy’s likely to be helping save NZ’s endangered plants and wildlife.
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