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1

Name the subregions of Marlborough.

Wairau Valley
Southern Valleys
Awatere Valley

2

Former name of Brancott Estate.

Montana

3

Name the subregions of Nelson, New Zealand.

Moutere Hills
Waimea Plains

4

Where is Lincoln University Center for Viticulture and Oenology?

Canterbury, New Zealand

5

Who is James Busby?

British minister who planted a small vineyard from French and Spanish cuttings at his estate in Northland, New Zealand

6

What was the most planted varietal in New Zealand in the 1960s?

Albany Surprise

7

When did wine shops of New Zealand legally begin selling wine?

1955

8

When did restaurants of New Zealand first gain the right to sell wine?

1960

9

What is Montana known for in New Zealand?

Being the country's largest winery, establishing Marlborough's first commercial vineyard in 1973, releasing the country's first varietal wine (Gisborne Chard) and producing one of the first Sauvignon Blancs from Marlborough in 1979

10

What winery put Marlborough on the map? When did this winery launch?

Cloudy Bay
1985

11

Which island of New Zealand is larger?

South Island

12

What is the southernmost wine region in the world?

Central Otago

13

Who pioneered the Screwcap Initiative? When?

A group of New Zealand producers in 2001

14

Who was the first winery to release a New Zealand wine bottled with a screwcap?

Kim Crawford

15

What is the northernmost (and smallest) area of production in New Zealand?

Northland

16

What is Waikato also known as?

Bay of Plenty

17

Which region on the North Island has the driest climate?

Hawkes Bay

18

What is Gisborne also known as?

Poverty Bay

19

Who owns Brancott Estate (former Montana)?

Pernod Ricard NZ

20

What is the southernmost region of the North Island?
Name the most well-known subregion.

Wairarapa
Martinborough

21

Name New Zealand's sunniest wine producing region.

Nelson

22

What is the most planted grape of Central Otago?

Pinot Noir

23

What is the most planted grape of Marlborough?

Sauvignon Blanc

24

What are the subregions of Canterbury (Waipara)?

Waipara Valley (North Caterbury)
Canterbury Plains
Waitaki Valley

25

What is the most planted grape of Nelson?

Sauvignon Blanc

26

Name the largest and second largest wine producing regions of wine in New Zealand.

Marlborough
Hawke's Bay

27

Name a few major producer of Marlborough.

Allan Scott
Cloudy Bay
Brancott Estate (former Montana)
Spy Valley

28

What are the subregions of Central Otago?

Wanaka
Gibbston
Bannockburn
Alexandra
Bendigo
Cromwell

29

What is the most planted grape of Hawke's Bay?

Chardonnay (1039 ha)
Sauvignon Blanc (1035 ha)
Merlot (1018 ha)

30

What is the most planted grape of Gisborne?

Chardonnay