The New Zealand Wine Tourism Network
is a directory for wine tourism in New Zealand.
Here you can find information about wineries to
visit, wine tours, where to eat, where to stay,
and all about wine festivals and events in exciting
Zealand, a country of stunning beauty, is now
one the leading produces of high quality wines.
New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc has gained an international
acclaim as the benchmark for this varietal. The
growing recognition of New Zealand Chardonnay,
Pinot Noir, Riesling, Syrah and Merolt has cemented
New Zealand's position as a producer of world
New Zealand has over 400 wineries, located from
one end of the country to the other. In all the
major wine producing regions it is easy to navigate
on your own self drive tours, or join a wine tour.
Below of some wine tourism highlights New Zealand
has to offer.
Island only a short boat ride from
central Auckland, is a scenic island located in
the Hauraki Gulf has legendary wines that makes
it a must visit destination.
Bay is New Zealand’s second
largest wine producing region. It also offers
one of the best wine trails. In the Hawke’s
Bay you can visit New Zealand’s oldest wineries,
the largest wine museum, sample wines at a wide
range of wineries, and dine at high quality winery
is New Zealand’s wine capital, it the best
known and largest wine producing region. Marlborough
Sauvignon Blanc is world famous. With over 40
wineries concreted in the Wairau Valley, Marlborough
is an essential stop for any one interested in
wine all year round.
is one of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring
locations in the world. Central Otago is the world’s
southern most winemaking region at 45 degrees
South. Set amongst spectacular alpine scenery
the vineyards are also the highest in New Zealand
with some vineyards planted up to 400 meters above
sea level. This mix helps to produce some of the
world’s best Pinot Noir’s. To miss
this region is a sin!
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