New Zealand Wine Story

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    The New Zealand Wine Story

    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.

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    Long overdue Short Breaks

    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.

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    Celebrity Wines

    The practice of celebrities putting their names on wine has been going on for millennia but the New Zealand Wine industry has taken it to a whole new level.

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    Te Reo Māori & Wāina

    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?

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