Cards of Wine

New Zealand Wine Regions

New Zealand

New Zealand Varieties 2017

Sauvignon Blanc
22 000 hectares
Pinot Noir
5 500
Chardonnay
3 000
Pinot Gris
2 500
Merlot
1 250
Riesling
750
Syrah
500

Marlborogh, South Island

The largest wine region in New Zealand. Totally dominated by Sauvignon Blanc.

Riesling
Pinot Noir
Sauvignon Blanc

Hawke's Bay, North Island

New Zealand's second largest wine region.

Malbec
Merlot
Chardonnay
Pinot Gris
Pinot Noir
Sauvignon Blanc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Syrah

Central Otago, South Island

Some of New Zealand’s very best Pinot Noir wines are produced here.

Pinot Noir

Canterbury, South Island

New Zealand's fourth largest wine region.

Chardonnay
Pinot Gris
Pinot Noir
Riesling
Sauvignon Blanc

Gisborne, North Island

Chardonnay
Pinot Gris

Wairarapa, North Island

The region also does it well with Chardonnay.

Chardonnay
Pinot Noir

Nelson, South Island

Nelson vineyards concentrate on grape varieties suited to cooler conditions.

Chardonnay
Pinot Noir
Riesling
Sauvignon Blanc
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New World

New World wines are produced outside the traditional winegrowing areas of Europe:

Old World

Old World wines are produced in countries with a long wine production history: