WAIKATO, region south of Auckland with small pockets of vineyard plantings scattered amidst rolling farmland.

TERROIR | Waikato enjoys a moderately warm climate by New Zealand standards, with soils made up of heavy loams over clay subsoils.

WINE STYLES | Waikato is focused mainly on Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris, with Sauvignon Blanc occupying third place.

WINERIES

CERTIFIED ORGANIC, BIODYNAMIC PRACTICES | Covell.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Wines of New Zealand.