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The Great New Zealand Wine Tiki Tour

Does New Zealand Make Wines from Pinot Noir?

 mywinepal  May 24, 2016

Yes, Pinot Noir is the signature red wine grape for New Zealand, and Sauvignon Blanc is their signature white grape.  I asked this question as Sauvignon Blanc can get most of the world’s attention with its greater extent of vines (at 20,497 ha as of 2015), compared to the next largest production of Pinot Noir at 5,514 ha.  Pinot Noir…

New Zealand Pinot Noir flight to taste

Get the Dirt on New Zealand Pinot Noir

 mywinepal  May 11, 2014

New Zealand is a small country, but packs a big punch in the wine world with their crisp, herbal, and citrusy Sauvignon Blancs, and more recently with their Pinot Noirs.  The Pinot Noir grape has been said to be the best grape to demonstrate terroir, with New Zealand the terroir is quite varied from the North to the South Island,…