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The Babich centennial wine

Babich puts high price on history

Fri 8 Apr

How does a winery top its achievement as a family-owned business for 100 years?


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Michael Cooper’s 'best buy' red and white New Zealand wines


Wine expert Michael Cooper 2016 wine buyers' guide - with special audio feature.

The 2013 edition of the Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Wines

Michael Cooper's best red and white wine buys of the year


BOOK EXTRACT: Michael Cooper's 21st annual Buyer’s Guide to New Zealand Wines.


Wine writer Michael Cooper

Expert exposes wine discounting ruses

Tue 13 Nov 3

“The problem is, people who make good wines and fairly price them tend to get overlooked.”

Clode's failed development may impact First Step investors

Wed 24 Jun 3

Investors in Money Managers’ First Step trusts might face further losses as the trust’s investment manager stands to lose up to $36 million on a failed Onehunga development.

Receivers for Retail on Main, BDO Spicers, said the company owed Financial Trust $36 million as at March 31 2009.

Clode liquidator escapes punishment after court no-show

Tue 16 Jun

The liquidator for numerous companies owned by ex-Olympian Brent Clode has managed to escape serious repercussions after failing to appear in court.

Michael Cooper failed to turn up at the High Court at Auckland twice – but documents obtained by NBR indicated Mr Cooper would not have to go before the court to explain his absence.

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