August 04, 2022

Just Released - The Serious Wine Buyer’s Guide to New Zealand Wine 2022

New Zealand Wine Navigator is pleased to announce the release of The Serious Wine Buyer’s Guide to New Zealand Wine. An eBook full of reasons why New Zealand wine deserves space in your cellar.

New Zealand wine is a true expression of where it came from, rooted in its places, people, and culture. The Serious Wine Buyer’s Guide to New Zealand wine invites you on a journey to learn and discover.

Wine lovers will delight in taking a New Zealand wine journey from the comfort of home. After a warm welcome from Graham Painter, owner of New Zealand Wine Navigator, readers start with a brief history of New Zealand wine, then delve into the uniqueness and beauty of New Zealand’s wine regions and landscapes, while discovering wine varietals distinct to those regions. Throughout, readers are introduced to New Zealand Wine Navigator vineyard owners and learn why many of them chose New Zealand as the land to plant their first grapes. All New Zealand Wine Navigator wines are from boutique independent New Zealand vineyards, and with suggestions from Master Sommelier Cameron Douglas of wine to try, and wine to cellar, there is plenty of opportunity to start your discovery of beautiful family estate New Zealand wines.

A global leader in vine to wine sustainability, learn how vineyards integrate New Zealand’s nationwide sustainability programme and the Māori concept of kaitaiaki – long term guardianship of the soil and the land and the notion of Tūrangawaewae – New Zealand terrior.

Have you ever had an international wine and been unsure what to match it with? David Harlow, our US-based New Zealand wine expert, shares his top tips on pairing New Zealand wine and food. Try the delicious recipe in the guide, with of course, a suggested wine pairing to match.

Outline of The Serious Wine Buyer’s Guide to New Zealand Wine:

  • A brief history of New Zealand wine
  • A tale of two islands
  • Vine to wine sustainability
  • Beyond Sauvignon Blanc
  • Bottles to try and to cellar
  • Food and wine pairing
  • Recipe

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