New Zealand has quickly become a can’t miss trip for globetrotting lesbians. Those hobnobbing in the international vintner circles can easily rattle off New Zealand’s premium regions, just as American oenophiles whip out Napa and Sonoma at the drop of a cork. Here are a few Kiwi regions you can casually add in to your next highbrow conversation in between sips and swirls.
Hawkes Bay in the northern island, often referred to as the center of New Zealand’s viticulture is also the oldest region and most known for producing Bordeaux blends, a lovely nod to the old world wines.
Central Otago in the South Island is the world’s southern most wine region. This region is red hot, most known for its Pinot Noirs and a great place to sip and ski. Don’t...