Tag: New Zealand

New Zealand Wine Fest
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Tasting New Zealand Wines

New Zealand’s North- and South Islands produce wines in Otago, Marlborough, Nelson are notable regions on teh South Island. The North Island’s somewhat warmer than Marlborough most notable region is Hawke’s Bay. Hawke’s Bay’s Gimblett Gravels is somewhat warmer than the region on average and the soil composition more suitable […]

Sauvignon Blanc
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New Zealand’s Best 2014 Sauvignon Blancs

Scientists traced the origins of sauvignon blanc to Bordeaux or Loire Valley. In both of these regions, the wines smell like cut grass, and are acid driven in flavour. In Bordeaux, sauvignon blanc is “tamed” with floral and lemony semillon. Over time, sauvignon blanc was planted in many countries including […]

New Zealand – The land of superb sauvignon blanc.
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New Zealand – The land of superb sauvignon blanc.

Although excellent wine production in New Zealand has a relatively short history (quarter of a century), the success has been profound and can only be attributed to young, entrepreneurial winemakers. They made all the difference between competently made and outstanding wines. Unquestionably, Sauvignon Blanc is internationally the best-known white wine […]

New Zealand Pinot Noir II.
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New Zealand Pinot Noir II.

Most wine enthusiasts associate New Zealand with sauvignon blanc through which the country made its reputation. Recently the industry decided to concentrate on pinot noir, and soon, this fickle grape’s plantings will supercede that of chardonnay, presently the second most popular grape. New Zeeland’s south island enjoys a cool climate […]