At first glance, the history of wine in New Zealand looks short. Wines made from classic European grape varieties have only been widely available since the 1980s and only since the 1990s have the country’s Sauvignon Blancs and – later - Pinot Noirs carved out a significant presence in international markets.
If every cloud has a silver lining then organic wine producers can be forgiven for seeing a positive side to Covid-19. As the focus on health and wellbeing intensifies, so does interest in all things organic.
New Zealand is the ideal place for a short break holiday. If you’re a local checking out more of your own back yard or a visitor popping over from Australia to make the most of a 'bubble' border agreement – you’re guaranteed to see things in New Zealand that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.
Kia ora - salut! cin cin! kanpai! yamas! There are plenty of ways to say ‘cheers’ and toast friends with a glass of wine, but can you take the conversation further in a foreign language?