Plots a course through 52 of the world’s greatest wine regions, especially compiled by expert writers, including wine buyers and sommeliers.
No surprise that Central Otago features - here's what they have to say about this intriguing region and why tasting wine in the place it was made can be such a revelation.
Central Otago, New Zealand
Central Otago is famed for sublime alpine scenery, the energetic resort town of Queenstown and, since the 1990s, some world-class winemaking. Its wild landscapes make up the world’s southernmost wine region with vineyards spread throughout the deep valleys and basins. The local soils have proved excellent for Pinot Noir and Central Otago is lauded as one of the best places outside Burgundy for cultivating this notoriously fickle grape.