Land of the long white wine party

Sauvignon NZ 2019 was an eye-opening look into the dynamics of an entire wine industry. Felicity Carter reports.

Sauvignon NZ 2019
Sauvignon NZ 2019

Every event in New Zealand, no matter how small, begins with instructions on how to survive an earthquake. Maybe this is why New Zealanders worry so much. 

For three days this January, New Zealand’s wine industry came together in Blenheim, Marlborough, to talk about Sauvignon Blanc, their great export success. Speakers from viticulture, meteorology, marketing and winemaking discussed the wine from every angle.

And worried. A lot.

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