central otago

  1. New Zealand: More Than Hobbits and Sauvignon Blanc

    New Zealand: More Than Hobbits and Sauvignon Blanc

    We picture a playground for adventure, with endless options for hiking, bungee jumping, whale watching, and the like. When it comes to wine, though, Americans know very little about New Zealand.
  2. Central Otago Whites and Not Hitch-hiking in Wanaka

    Central Otago Whites and Not Hitch-hiking in Wanaka

    This most southerly—hence coolest—of New Zealand’s wine regions was planted in the late 1800s. Pinot Noir took the early lead; Central Otago’s first gold medal was awarded to a “Burgundy” at a Sydney wine show in 1881.
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