NZ To Boost Lower-Alcohol Wine Production


News: New Zealand's primary industries ministry has collaborated with the country's wine industry to launch a major research programme into the low-alcohol wine category, with an aim to become one of the leading high quality low-calorie and lower-alcohol wine producers in the world. New Zealand's wineries, including Constellation NZ, Forrest, Giesen, Mud House, Pernod Ricard NZ and Villa Maria, have invested in the NZD16.9mn (US$13.7mn) programme alongside the government. Through the programme, the country aims to boost innovation in the wine industry and the potential to strengthen New Zealand's reputation as one of the world's finest wine producers, according to the ministry's spokesperson Justine Gilliland.

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Sector: Food & Drink
Geography: New Zealand