New Zealand's green turnaround
17 May 2011 by Monty Waldin
For a full list of lovingly detailed organic/biodynamic winery profiles featured by Monty Waldin, go to the bottom of this article. New Zealand's organic wine-growers are hoping that 20% of the nation's 32,000 ha (79,000 acres) of vineyard will be fully organic or biodynamic by 2020. Around 5% of the New Zealand vineyard is currently under certified organic or biodynamic management but if current growth rates continue, this target could be achieved as early as 2015. During my only previous visit to New Zealand in early 2004, when not even a measly 1% of the nation's vineyard was certified organic or biodynamic, key industry...

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