Story: Wine

West Auckland vineyards

In the first decades of the 20th century, West Auckland became the centre of New Zealand’s wine industry. Most of the vineyards were small and owned by families of Dalmatian (Croatian) origin.

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Bronwyn Dalley, 'Wine - Migrant groups and the wine industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/18336/west-auckland-vineyards (accessed 20 June 2019)

Story by Bronwyn Dalley, published 24 Nov 2008