Map New Zealand

One of the advantages of cool, dry climates is that it becomes easier to impose a moderate water deficit than in a hot climate The optimum ripeness window... Read more

Maps Of Australia And New Zealand

Natural environments in cultural terms By tying environmental characteristics such as slopes, soils or geology to the quality of wines, oversimplified explanations of successful wine regions underestimate the... Read more

World Map With New Zealand

Strike Photography Grape growers, vine varieties, and wine enterprises Does the New Zealand organisation of the filiere (which is the same as in many ‘New World’ wine countries)... Read more

New Zealand North Island Map

Viticultural imperatives in cool climates Too cold can be as troublesome as too hot. Given New Zealand’s cool climate, getting the grapes physiologically ripe with aromas and flavours... Read more

New Zealand Earthquake Map

Managing a variable climate Although the average conditions described in these maps are a useful indication of where different varieties of grapes might be grown, they are not... Read more

New Zealand On Map

Why Gisborne? A small winegrowing industry already existed in Poverty Bay in the late 1950s, with the Chitty, Wohnsiedler and Zame holdings being the largest, although the total... Read more

Auckland New Zealand Map

Winemaker initiatives and scientific developments Two developments in winemaking and viticulture helped change the attitudes within the industry and among the wine-buying public. From the mid-1970s a series... Read more

Map New Zealand Australia

Nick Nobilo’s Vinoptima produces Gewurztraminer from deep, rich, alluvial clay soils in inland Poverty Bay. The pumpkins growing through the fence next door tell a tale of fertility.... Read more

Rotorua New Zealand Map

The rise of the classical vinifera varieties Yet the evidence was there, in the plantings and in the wines, that the mainstays of the European industry – the... Read more

New Zealand On A Map Of The World

Varietal revolution Vinifera varieties dominated the fledgling wine industry in nineteenth-century New Zealand. Much of the accumulated knowledge about growing these classical varieties disappeared during the first two... Read more