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Named after the city of the third largest winegrowing region in New Zealand is located on the east coast of North Island. The vineyards cover 1,913 hectares of vineyards. The region used to be because of their Bag-in-box wines ( mass wines ) from the then most common grape variety Müller-Thurgau referred to as "Carafe Country", but then switched to quality grades. But the "bag wines" still make up around a third. About 90% of these are white wines, especially from Chardonnay and Gewurztraminer produced. For this reason, Gisborne has been given the nickname "Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand". A good part of grapes is purchased from other regions such as Auckland and used as a verse. Known poroducents are Aotea, Coopers, Matawhero, Millton, Montana. Nobilo, Robard & Butler and Villa Maria, In addition to the dominant large companies such as Montana, there are also many so-called Lifestyle Wineries,

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