Story: Wine

Railways dinner, 1974

Railways dinner, 1974

New Zealand Railways moved with the times, and by the 1970s provided wine with dinner for long-distance passengers. The sparkling wine – Marque Vue – was cheap and popular, and its sweet, fruity taste appealed to New Zealanders. Marque Vue production was discontinued in 2001.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAVK W3493 B21972
Photograph by John LeCren

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How to cite this page:

Bronwyn Dalley, 'Wine - Foundations for the future, 1960s to mid-1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18355/railways-dinner-1974 (accessed 12 December 2019)

Story by Bronwyn Dalley, published 24 Nov 2008