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40+ Years of Sauvignon Blanc in New Zealand

 mywinepal  May 12, 2016

Did you know that Sauvignon Blanc has been grown in New Zealand for over 40 years?  It all started in Marlborough on the South Island in 1973 and has spread north and south.  Before there was Sauvignon Blanc growing in Marlborough there were sheep grazing.  New Zealand still has a lot of sheep; many more than there are people, but…

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,…