Story: Wine

Waipara wine and food celebration

Locals and tourists enjoy food and wine at Waipara, a wine-growing region of North Canterbury, in 2008. Grapes were first planted in the Waipara valley in the 1970s, and by 2008 there were 79 vineyards in the region.

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Bronwyn Dalley, 'Wine - The wine boom, 1980s and beyond', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)

Story by Bronwyn Dalley, published 24 Nov 2008