Region’s wine has ‘runs on the board’
Wairarapa may only have one gold medal winner at this year’s Air New Zealand Wine Awards, but that is not a reflection of the quality of wine in the area. That’s the view of the competition’s main judge, Michael Brajkovich, who said it made sense that Wairarapa would be underrepresented. “It really depends on who enters and what they enter,” he said. “Some top producers from Wairarapa don’t enter, which can throw off the statistics.