A Walk Through New Zealand – Part 1

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Martinborough is One of the Fastest Growing Wine Regions on the North Island.

New Zealand has long been known for its stunning unspoiled landscape, but today it is also becoming equaly well known for fine wine. The combinations of climate, geography and human skill have come together to create one of the worlds top wine producing nations.

Although best known for Sauvignon Blanc, today New Zealand also produces high quality Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah.

Russell Briggs of Russell Briggs Selections takes us through a tour of the many wine growing regions of New Zealand. To find out more about todays guest: Click Here

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3 Responses to “A Walk Through New Zealand – Part 1”


  1. 1 Bill Wilson Mar 2nd, 2006 at 6:23 am

    Great show, gentlemen! I knew a couple of things about New Zealand wines, but even after hearing only part one, I feel like my knowledge has increased exponentially.

    Keep up the great work!

  2. 2 Graham Johnson Mar 6th, 2006 at 3:54 am

    Guys

    As an Australian living so close to NZ, I was staggered to learn so much from the first of these walks through NZ.

    There is such fierce compethition between Australia ans NZ in all things but even we have to give them their due with some of their wines.

    Great show guys.

    Graham
    Melbourne, Australia

  3. 3 Steve Mar 7th, 2006 at 2:01 pm

    Read, taste, and talk…that’s how to learn. A wine retailer provides all three in one place.

    When I went into a wine store for the first time the retailer recommended I read “Windows on the World” by Kevin Zraley. It’s THE book for beginners. If that does not get you asking questions in the wine store…buy your wine at Costco.

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