Savvy results

By Michael Cooper In Wine

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7th February, 2013
Which of these popular white-wine varieties is more widely planted: pinot gris or chardonnay? The New Zealand Winegrowers Vineyard Register Report 2012, released recently, contains some unexpected results. If you answered chardonnay, take a bow. Despite the climb to fashion of pinot gris over the past decade, New Zealand still produces more chardonnay, which covers over 9% of the national vineyard, than pinot gris (6.9%). The new survey is “the most accurate information on New Zealand vineyards to have been reported in the last decade”, according to NZ Winegrowers. After a poor response ...

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