New Zealand Broadens Its Range

Stalwart Sauvignon Blanc and crowd-pleasing Pinot Noir are yielding some ground to other food-friendly varietals
From the Jun 30, 2011, issue

Crisp, aromatic and delicious, Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc helped introduce New Zealand to the wine-drinking world, while Pinot Noir solidified this idyllic country's reputation for refreshing wines that match well with food. Now, New Zealand is experiencing success with a number of other varietals that are at home on the table, starting with Chardonnay but increasingly branching out to include varietals. Wine Spectator's MaryAnn Worobiec reports.

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