Section 1: Overview

New Zealand’s wine producing history extends back to the founding of the nation in the 1800s. But it was the introduction to Marlborough’s astonishing Sauvignon Blanc in the 1980s that saw New Zealand wine explode onto the international scene, courtesy of world beating performances in international competitions and rapturous critical reviews.

New Zealand's unswerving commitment to quality over quantity has won the country its reputation as a premium producer. This commitment is evident from the vineyard to the winery; along with sustainability leadership, New Zealand continues to pioneer viticultural and winemaking advances.

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