Exceptional New Zealand 2020 Vintage
The NZ harvest is, according to New Zealand Winegrowers 2020 annual report, Exceptional with volumes up just over 10%.
The chair of New Zealand Winegrowers John Clarke said Our total 2020 harvest reflects the near perfect growing conditions experienced in most of the country, and a 2% increase in planted area..
New Zealand's 2020 harvest finished as we in the UK are coming into summer. The first wines will arrive into the UK over the next few months.
Exports from New Zealand rose by 6% in the year to June 2020 with a value of £970m. The UK purchased slightly less wine, but spent more, with total sales up 3.9%. Meanwhile, the US rose by 8.3% in volume and up 11.7% in value.