New World

New Zealand

New Zealand is a remote island nation in the Pacific Ocean, a thousand miles or so south-east of AustraliaA variety of wines are made in New Zealand, the most famous of which are the pungent, grassy whites made from Sauvignon Blanc in Marlborough. Pinot Noir has also proved itself well suited to New Zealand's terroir, where the wines can be described as dense and muscular with strong flavors of dark fruit.