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New Zealand Pinot Noir tops in taste

Some really top wines come from the bottom of the world. Wine making is relatively new in New Zealand. Although some grapevines were planted there prior to the 20th century, until recently winemaking was pretty much ignored. Two major changes occurred that fostered interest in winemaking. In a move toward prohibition, New Zealand enacted temperance laws in 1917 that restricted alcohol sales in pubs and bars to one hour on workdays and no sales on Sundays.

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