New Zealand's new releases


If you are wondering why this collection of newly released New Zealand wines, tasted in London at the end of last year, includes not one Pinot Noir, there is a simple explanation. Today Jancis heads off to Wellington for Pinot Noir NZ 2017 and to visit producers on the pencil in the ocean, promising to return with a full report on New Zealand Pinot. 

In the interests of self-preservation, and because of my total immersion in NZ Sauvignon Blanc this time last year, I chose to taste as many different white varieties as possible, including a selection of Sauvignon Blancs, and...