Test Your Knowledge of New Zealand Wines With This Quiz

A flight of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

The history of wine growing in New Zealand dates back to the early 19th century when British settlers began cultivating vineyards. However, it wasn’t until the mid-20th century that the industry truly took off.  The industry’s expansion gained momentum in the 1980s and 1990s when New Zealand wines started gaining international recognition for their exceptional quality and distinct characteristics. Today, New Zealand is renowned for its vibrant Sauvignon Blanc. The cool climate regions produce Sauvignon Blanc with intense tropical and citrus flavours. Apart from Sauvignon Blanc, the country also excels in producing fine Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, and other varietals, showcasing the richness and diversity of New Zealand’s wine industry.  Take this fun 5-question quiz to see how much you know about New Zealand wines.

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