New Zealand – an insider's view


This article begins an irregular season of features written by previous winners of the Young Wine Writer Award.

Rebecca Gibb won in 2006, and has gone on to write for many publications, including her own website, Now based in New Zealand, she was named 2010 Louis Roederer Emerging Wine Writer of the Year and is studying for the MW qualification.

The Rugby World Cup kicks off in New Zealand in September. And it cannot come soon enough: the tournament has been the main topic of conversation for the past two years and non-rugby lovers will breathe a...