New Zealand: Growing Up Fast
As production rises, New Zealand's wineries are having to rethink their position as suppliers of trademark Sauvignon Blanc.
Jun 2006 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
It's easy to forget just how far New Zealand wine has come in the past few years. Not so very long ago, the land of the long white cloud was as famous for sheep and rugby football as anything else. Wine? Not so you'd notice. But the past decade has seen Kiwi producers create a trademark style of Sauvignon Blanc, in particular, that has secured them a place on the world wine stage and has encouraged copycat offerings from around the world. Just look at the figures. Only 10 years ago, New Zealan...
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