Celebrate International Pinot Noir Day | 18 August 2022

Pour yourself a glass of New Zealand and toast to International Pinot Noir Day on 18 August, 2022. Here you will find all you need to know about Pinot Noir - the history of plantings in New Zealand, fast facts about the variety, and Pinot Personalities of the New Zealand wine industry.

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    Celebrate International Pinot Noir Day | 18 August 2022

    Wind the clock back 20 years and Pinot Noir was barely known, leave alone grown, in New Zealand. But today there are plenty of reasons to celebrate the variety, and on 18 August, you can do just that.

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    Fast facts about New Zealand Pinot Noir

    Intense, expressive, and fruit-driven, the Pinot Noir grape has found a home in New Zealand, and this International Pinot Noir Day is the perfect time to celebrate this notoriously fickle grape.

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    Cosy Cellar Doors

    New Zealand is home to more than 240 cellar doors with over 530 winery experiences, and even though it may be cold outside, if you think we are going to give up our beloved vino, think again.

  • Pinot Noir Day Regional Clips

    In celebration of International Pinot Noir Day on 18 August, we’re taking a journey around New Zealand wine regions where this fickle grape thrives. Check out these quick regional videos from Wairarapa, Marlborough, Nelson, North Canterbury, and Central Otago.

  • Pinot Personalities

    From the people who make New Zealand Pinot Noir.

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    New Zealand Pinot Noir

    Intense, expressive, fruit-driven. Native to Burgundy and notoriously fickle, the Pinot Noir grape has found a home away from home in New Zealand.

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    Image Galleries

    View and download images for the promotion of New Zealand wine.

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