Just how low can you go?

Just how low can you go?
Otago vineyards in south-east New Zealand: the area produces some of the finest pinot noir in the world

The title of most southerly wine region in the world is fiercely contested, but New Zealand’s South Island appears to be the winner

There is a surprisingly heated and long-running contest in the world of wine that most wine lovers are unaware of. It is the issue of the claim to be the most northerly and southerly vineyard locations in the world. In the past, winemakers and national wine boards were most interested in the subject. Today, with global climate change, the issue is now becoming a mainstream concern.

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