Marama Labs cofounders Dr Brendan Darby, Dr Matthias Meyer and Professor Eric Le Ru.

Kiwi wine analysis startup skols $2.85 million Seed raise

- January 31, 2024 2 MIN READ

New Zealand wine analysis startup Marama Labs has raised €1.75m (A$2.85m) in Seed funding to expand its global footprint.  The round was led by European agritech VC The Yield Lab, supported by New Zealand Growth Capital Partners, Icehouse Ventures, Quidnet Ventures, DeepIE, Radar Ventures, NZVC, and Kiwi angel groups, plus high-net-worth’s from Ireland and Germany.… Read more »


Miniature wine startup Trust in Taste pivots to Australia after China’s trade bans

- February 4, 2021 3 MIN READ

An Adelaide-based startup that began sending miniature wine samples direct to potential wine customers in China in 2018 has opened a production facility in South Australia and expanded into the education, trade and event sectors. The onset of COVID-19 and the inability to hold in-person tastings has fast-tracked the Trust in Taste business, which is… Read more »


Scientists are using recyclable nanoparticles to clear cloudy white wines

- May 12, 2020 2 MIN READ

Groundbreaking South Australian research is showing damaging proteins can be more efficiently stripped from white wines to stop clouding. Scientists at the Australian Wine Research Institute and the University of South Australia have built on world-leading research to bind unwanted proteins in wine to coated nanoparticles, then using a magnet to remove them from wine… Read more »