What's Happening in New Zealand
Innovation, a Viticulture Focus and Foreign Investments Lead the Way
Nov 2003 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
The Growth of the IndustryNew Zealand now boasts an estimated 39,000 planted acres, significantly up from the 15,091 planted acres reported in 1995. The most recent (2002) figures claim 400 wineries, when in 1990 there were only 131.For context, compare that to Oregon, a state equal in population to New Zealand (physically--and politically--quite similar), with 240 wineries and more than 12,000 acres of planted vines. New Zealand's land mass is approximately equal to California's.New Zealand's p...
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