Sauvignon blanc was the first wine to put new zealand on the map, and it developed a cult following with millions around the globe. I highly recommend it to any person interested in new zealand wine. Celia hay the spectacular growth of new zealand s wine industry has attracted worldwide attention. The introduction covers the history of wine making in new zealand and. Culture of new zealand history, people, women, beliefs. The larger proportion of value is in the premium new zealand wine currently commands. Wineries in northland home of the first vine plantation, northland is the birthplace of viticulture and wine making in new zealand. In this book, he provides an unrivalled introduction to new zealand wine. The new zealand screwcap initiative the wine anorak. Oct 02, 2018 gibb gets it right on all counts what a great resource for anyone who wants to learn about new zealand and its wine industry.
While new zealand wine traces its history to the 19th century, the modern wine industry in. The worlds southernmost vineyards are in the central otago region of. Vineyards and grape varieties new zealand produces less than 1% of the worlds wine, yet offers an impressive array of varieties and styles. Social, cultural and economic impacts of wine in new zealand. There is a strong sense of history in warren morans book about new zealand wine. Jamie goode to the casual observer, it must seem very strange indeed that the hottest topic in the world of wine well, at least the one guaranteed to fill the letters page the fastest is nothing to do with wine itself, but rather the packaging. More wine should be used by the housewife in everyday cooking. Since then the industry has grown significantly and has increasingly gained an international reputation as a producer of quality, boutique wines. So rich in history, nobilo wines are proudly hailed as some of new zealand s most respected pioneering wine brands. His highly acclaimed wine atlas of new zealand, published in 2002, won the montana medal for nonfiction at the 2003 new zealand book awards. Top 20 in both wine consumption and wine production, grape collective takes a closer look at some fun facts about new zealand wine. New zealand wine warren moran innbundet9781743793022. New zealand s wine industry is one of the youngest in the world, but the cando attitude of our pioneering winemakers and growers put in place a solid base for our innovative, worldclass industry to flourish.
The origins and early history of the wine industry in new zealand are obscure. First people in new zealand maori history documentary. The new zealand wine sector story showcases the unique strengths and values of our wine industry. The new zealand wine directory exists to promote new zealand wine and the wine industry to the world. New greenshoots the viticulture sector has grown strongly over the last 10 years. The wines of new zealand by rebecca gibb mw this new book uncovers the diversity of this isolated yet innovative wine producing country. New zealand wine facts new zealand wine industry overview.
Mark robinson of matua valley said they were using the auscap seal for this purpose. History and revival of screwcaps new zealand wine of the week. David rogers looks at the history of wine in new zealand from 1818 to the. Multinational food companies are moving their processing plants to australia so that new zealand grown food often finds its way back via that country. It is known, however, that marsden introduced the grape vine in 1819, and that busby produced wine on his waitangi estate in 1833. Wine tourists stay longer than others in new zealand 17 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% under 5 nights 5 7 nights 8 10 nights 11 nights 14 16 nights 17 19 nights 20 29 nights 30 or more nights length of stay of international tourists june 2015 year all tourists wine source. New zealand wine publications books, magazines, dvd and. With diseases, poor quality grapes, and inexperienced farmers all serving as factors, new zealand wines have been kicked out of liquor stores and booted out of bars. Explore our winestyles new zealand wine new zealand wine.
If your clients are foodies or just enjoy sipping sauv in the sunshine, they will love new zealand. A history of grape production and winemaking in canterbury, new. Since then, wine exports have boomed, with pinot noir another big hit. Jul 07, 2006 in the book of wine history, new zealand hasnt had much of a place, exiled to the small font of the index page. The new zealand screwcap initiative this is a slightly modified version of a piece written for harpers. Central to success is new zealands temperate, maritime climate, the unswerving passion of our wine producers and the highly distinctive nature of the countrys wine styles. Central to the success of new zealand wine is our temperate maritime climate, the unwavering passion of our wine producers, and the highly distinctive nature of our wine styles. Long history of brotherhood in new zealand rugby jamie wall. New zealand is an exporter of dairy, meat, fish, and fruit products, which now include processed foods such as wine, deer velvet, venison, smoked and pickled seafood, cheeses, and yogurt.
The wines of new zealand the infinite ideas classic wine library. Central to success is new zealand s temperate, maritime climate, the unswerving passion of our wine producers and the highly distinctive nature of the countrys wine styles. Mar 24, 2015 the new zealand wine sector story showcases the unique strengths and values of our wine industry. While it is generally considered the first vineyard in new zealand, the cmss superintendent of agriculture, charles gordon, may have planted vines at rangihoua and waitangi in 1817. While his own project failed to bear fruit, marsdens belief that the country would prove favourable to the vine was wellfounded. Located in the south pacific, with the southernmost vineyards in the world, 1,000 miles east of australia, new zealand is a sea of thirstquenching sauvignon blanc. Traditionally the host, not the hostess, pours the wine. Its nearly 200 years since reverend samuel marsden dug the first grapevines into the rich northland soil, in the historic town of kerikeri.
Though new zealand s wine industry is one of the most vital of the new world wine regions, very little is known of its history. Though the new zealand wine industry really began only fifty years ago. New zealand winegrowers and deloitte surveyed nz wineries as to what their biggest issues and challenges are, and published the results in december 2014. New zealand wine is produced in several winegrowing regions of new zealand. New zealands wine industry is one of the youngest in the world, but the cando attitude of our pioneering winemakers and growers put in place a solid base for our innovative, worldclass industry to flourish. Rose wines are becoming popular as they are light and innocuous, of a pleasing colour and are ideal for womens luncheons.
New zealand wine industry tourism new zealand media. Wineries in queenstown and central otago new zealand. This visually stunning atlas provides the most comprehensive overview of the wine industry in new zealand and is the only wine atlas devoted entirely to new zealand wines and wine making. As part of this effort, coriolis research has been asked to develop an overview of the new zealand wine industry to promote further inward investment into new zealands wine sector. New zealand is a relatively new wine hotspot, but it has quickly earned an international reputation for its vibrant whites and complex reds. This is an e book that is a simple, easy to use yet very informative guide to new zealand wineries. A croat immigrant, nikola nobilo, whose family history and winemaking background stretches back over 300 years to the adriatic island of korcula off the dalmatian coast, led the way. But for many years, tough licensing laws and new zealanders taste for fortified wines limited the wine industry.
News and information for wine industry professionals. Buy a discounted hardcover of new zealand wine online from australias leading. The tastes of new zealand abound from locallysourced and prepared food, to cultural dining and worldclass wine. This wellresearched book is a must for those wishing to know more about the hawkes bay wine industry its history, wine pioneers and current producers and their outstanding wines. It is a dramatic and engaging narrative, where temperance movements allay with an aggressive beer industry to squash a thriving wine sector, and the pushback by catholic priests to preserve it. This content can be shared and edited for the purpose of promoting new zealand as a visitor destination. Zealand wine, this monumental book takes readers to. A happy combination of of nz wine, grapes and cheeses wine in new zealand.
At first glance, the history of wine in new zealand looks short very short. Nzier, mbie a wine tourist is an international visitor who. If your clients are foodies or just enjoy sipping sauv in. Wine grapes grow almost exclusively between 30 and 50 degrees latitude north and south of the equator. Moran has been in the mix of kiwi wine since the 1950s and you can tell that he wants to record all that he has seen, the people he has known, and the wines hes experienced. Cheese acts as a good foil for wine tasting, but it should be cut up into cubes and served with toothpicks to prevent the smell of cheese from your fingers overpowering the wine. On a global basis new zealand is a small player, accounting for just 1% of total global production and 3% of the value of global wine trade. In this new book master of wine rebecca gibb takes us on a viticultural journey. Before you get to individual wineries for each region you get good advice on visiting wineries in new zealand, wine grape varieties, styles, laws etc. After introducing readers to the history and geography of new.
New zealand wine, the land, the vines, the people by warren. In the south island french settlers planted small vineyards at akaroa. Our focus is on connecting wine lovers in new zealand and throughout the world with the new zealand wine industry, businesses and communities online. The book is authoritative, but above all, it is about people for people. Wines of new zealand 1966 encyclopaedia of new zealand te ara. All new zealands main winemaking regions are described, with wineries chosen not only for the quality of the wine produced, but also for their history. If the host happens to be a woman, then she should ask a male guest to do the pouring, thorpy recommended in wine in new zealand.
The definitive reference on new zealand wines and wineries. The new zealand wine story new zealand winegrowers. Winemaking and vine growing date back to the colonial era in new zealand. Find information about the history of the new zealand wine industry from as early as the treaty of waitangi to today. It may never catch up to the australia wine industry, but its growing steadily. While new zealand wine traces its history to the 19th century, the modern wine industry in new zealand began in the mid20th century and expanded rapidly in the early 21st century, averaging 17% per annum in the first two decades. New zealand wine publications books, magazines, dvd and online. The story of new zealand wine is a story of change, starting from the.
New zealand wine industry new zealand is a premier new world wine country, producing awardwinning wines that reflect the clean air and sunshine. His book michael coopers buyers guide to new zealand wine continues to be an annual bestseller. In 1906 he published a book, viticulture in new zealand. Sauvignon blanc, with its grassy smell, put new zealand wine in the international spotlight in the 1980s. Nonetheless, these wines refused to stay out, sitting behind their vines and sulking. Top quality wines are exported to cellars worldwide. An introduction thursday, march 7, 2019 updated the wine industry in new zealand, although relatively new, has achieved remarkable success and a great international reputation. From the planting of the first vines in 1819, the latest addition to the classic wine library series recounts the history and struggles of the early winemakers and its rise to fame as a sauvignon blanc superstar. Wines made from classic european grape varieties have only been widely available since the 1980s and only since the 1990s have the countrys sauvignon blancs and later pinot noirs carved out a significant presence in international markets. The oldest wine region in new zealand deserves wider understanding and recognition. Jun 30, 2010 though new zealand s wine industry is one of the most vital of the new world wine regions, very little is known of its history.
New zealand joins the revolution new zealand producers, such as montana, babich and matua valley, have bottled wines in screwcap in recent years. Wineries in queenstown and central otago one of new zealands most scenic wine regions, central otago produces some of the best pinot noir in the world along with vivid white wine varietals. Great insights into how and why the new zealand industry exists as it does today, come to those who read it. This research paper examines the history of grape and wine production in. Wine and wine making new zealand history 19th century.756 11 675 1293 719 956 1022 1139 688 1267 640 1363 1506 193 959 1145 461 663 1445 257 1298 159 1546 272 505 296 961 1296 1365 399 1624 155 11 114 873 1469 799 1460 382 44 81 124 576 972 1108 293