You can find on this page the New Zealand wine map to print and to download in PDF. The New Zealand wine regions map presents the vineyards and wine growing areas of New Zealand in Oceania.
The New Zealand wine map shows all wine growing areas of New Zealand. This wine regions map of New Zealand will allow you to easily localize all appellations and main grape varieties in New Zealand in Oceania. The New Zealand vineyards map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The New Zealand wine map mention the 45 000 hectares of vines in its wine regions: Marlborough, Waipara, Martinborough, Hawke Bay, Auckland, Canterbury, Central Otago, Nelson, Gisborne, Bay of Plenty and Northland. Vineyards benefit from the moderating effect of the maritime climate (no vineyard is more than 120km, or 80 miles, from the ocean) with long sunshine hours and nights cooled by sea breezes.
New Zealand counts with 11 main wine regions which are in turn sub-divided into su-regions as you can see in New Zealand wine map. Main wine regions of the North Island: Northland, Auckland, Waitkato, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawke Bay, and Wairarapa (Martinborough). Main wine regions of the Southth Island: Marlborough, Nelson, Canterbury/Waipara Valley, and Central Otago.
Probably the most famous New Zealand wine region to the international community, Marlborough is best known for producing fantastic Sauvignon Blanc. Nelson resides not far from Marlborough on the Northern end of New Zealand South Island as its shown in New Zealand wine map. In terms of wine production, Nelson is characterized by two distinct regional geographies. Central Otago is quickly becoming one of New Zealand premier wine growing regions. Originally, it was better known for Cherry and Apricot growing. Hawke Bay is New Zealand second largest and oldest wine producing region. Waikato and the Bay of Plenty region is located centrally on the North Island. Waikato is actually a relatively small wine producing region. Just a short 35 minute ferry ride from Auckland, Waiheke Island offers travelers a chance to deviate from countryside scenery, there are also wineries on the island as well.