Kōrero: Wine

Te Kauwhata research vineyard

Te Kauwhata research vineyard

For nearly a century the government ran a viticultural research station at Te Kauwhata, in the Waikato – seen here around the 1950s. Numerous varieties were trialled, and promising ones were distributed to growers in other regions.

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Bronwyn Dalley, 'Wine - Industry expansion, 1890s–1910s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18338/te-kauwhata-research-vineyard (accessed 20 September 2019)

Story by Bronwyn Dalley, published 24 Nov 2008