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    A to Z of New Zealand wine

    There's no shortage of good wine in New Zealand, and with over 40 varieties across 10 regions, there's something for every palate.
    Check out our video of The A to Z of New Zealand wine, and the industry that makes it successful.

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    New Zealand wine: An introduction

    The wine industry in New Zealand, although relatively new, has achieved remarkable success and a great international reputation.

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    Fast facts about the New Zealand wine industry

    Tucked away in a remote corner of the globe is a place of glorious unspoiled landscapes, exotic flora and fauna, and a culture renowned for its spirit of youthful innovation. Read on for some fast facts about the New Zealand wine industry.

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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.

  • Who's drinking our wine?

    Check out the Top 10 destinations for wine exports over 30 years (1990 - 2020)

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    Matariki - the Māori New Year

    Matariki symbolizes Māori new year under the Māramataka - Lunar Calendar. Each star holds a certain significance over our wellbeing and environment, as seen from Te Ao Māori (the Māori view of the world). Historically, these stars were closely tied to planting, harvesting and hunting. If the stars appeared clear and bright, it signified an abundant season ahead.

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    International Women's Day 2021: Women in Wine

    Behind many a great wine, there is a great woman, and this International Women’s Day we celebrate women in the New Zealand wine industry. The theme this year is ‘Choose to Challenge’, and we talk to five women in the New Zealand wine industry and find out what challenges them.

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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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    Bubbles to brighten the Holidays

    The festive season is always a great time to pop a cork and pour a bubbly – but there’s even more excuse to celebrate this time around.

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    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 branching out further across New Zealand to do something new - you’re guaranteed to see things in New Zealand that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

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    Short Breaks: Auckland to Northland

    Auckland is New Zealand’s busiest gateway and whether you’re a visitor or resident, the city is a great stepping off point for a weekend getaway or short break. Within a few hours’ drive you can be relaxing in the beautiful Bay of Islands – not only the birthplace of New Zealand but also the birthplace of New Zealand wine.

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    Short Breaks: Hawke's Bay getaway

    If nothing else, it’s worth hopping on a plane and heading to Hawke’s Bay just for the wine and food – but get there and you’ll find there’s a lot more to appreciate in this stunning, sun drenched region on New Zealand’s east coast.

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