New Zealand's Pursuit of Pinot NoirNew Zealand's Pursuit of Pinot Noir
In a land known for zingy whites, red wines are starting to make their presence known.
As New Zealand wines appear in increasing numbers on retail shelves and wine lists around the world, Sauvignon Blanc continues to be the country's strength, followed closely by Chardonnay. New Zealand is also starting to hit the mark with red wines, an amazing development given the lackluster track record the category has chalked up previously.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 30, 2002.