After Moving to New Zealand, I Met My New Local Wine

Photo: Diana Hawkins

Prior to coming to New Zealand, I only knew about Marlborough sauvignon blanc and Central Otago pinot noir. I didn’t know a lot about the other regions and their wines, since the wines just don’t make it to the U.S. But after tasting my way through this place, I’ve concluded that New Zealand is one of the few remaining well-kept wine secrets. The wines here have a unique point of view and consistently overdeliver...