27 November 2018

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Emerging New-World Destinations for Wine Lovers

Many picturesque New World wine regions are poised to take the crown from iconic Old World appellations. Here are four worthy of your next adventure.

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"Felton Road is famed not only for biodynamics, but site-specific Pinot like Cornish PointRippon, as acclaimed for its views as its wines, sits high above Wanaka. Grant Taylor of Valli Vineyards was an Otago pioneer. The Bannockburn and GibbstonVineyard Pinots testify to his winemaking prowess. Quartz Reef crafts biodynamic Pinot and Chardonnay into top New Zealand traditional-method sparklers. When available, Gibbston Valley’s single-vineyard Pinots teach a masterclass on Otago terroir. Ted Lemon, of California’s Littorai, helped mold the natural farming ethos behind Burn Cottage VineyardTwo Paddocks, owned by actor Sam Neill, crafts riveting wine from the edge of the grape-growing frontier..."

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Lauren Mowery

WINE ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE