Kōrero: Wine

Vineyard at Akaroa

Vineyard at Akaroa

In the 1840s French settlers planted vines around their settlement on Akaroa Harbour, Canterbury. This 1866 painting by William Watkins shows rows of vines on the slopes behind the settlement. When European wine expert Romeo Bragato visited Akaroa in 1895, very few families were still growing grapes, as there was no ready market for their wine.

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National Library of Australia
Reference: nla.pic-an2260871
Oil on canvas by William Montague Nevin Watkins

Permission of the National Library of Australia must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bronwyn Dalley, 'Wine - Migrant groups and the wine industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/18332/vineyard-at-akaroa (accessed 30 May 2023)

He kōrero nā Bronwyn Dalley, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008