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Wine tasting, 1959

Wine tasting, 1959

These growers and buyers are enjoying New Zealand wines after a wine competition run by the Department of Industries and Commerce in 1959, in Parnell, Auckland. There appears to be only one woman in the crowd – pretty typical for a business event of the time.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Free Lance Collection (PAColl-0785)
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Bronwyn Dalley, 'Wine - Industry in flux, 1910s–1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 September 2023)

Story by Bronwyn Dalley, published 24 Nov 2008