Graham Norton releases 2017 vintages with Invivo

24 July, 2017

British talk show host Graham Norton has launched a new vintage for 2017 with New Zealand wine makers Invivo Wines.

The Irish comedian has created his own 2017 Sauvignon Blanc, Graham Norton Rosé and Graham Norton Shiraz. And for the first time, a Graham Norton’s Own Prosecco – a result of the kiwi winery’s recent partnership with Italian growers based in prosecco region Veneto.

Invivo has also released the annual video of the production of Graham Norton’s Own Wines – which shows exactly how Norton produced this year’s vintages.

“You could go so far as to say we were ‘fizzing’ over it,” said Tim Lightbourne, cofounder of Invivo wines.

“But in all seriousness, since we worked with Graham on his first vintage Sauvignon Blanc in 2014, our winemaking trio has become like no other.

“This is because Graham is so hands on with the process, very enthusiastic and is getting better and better every year."  

The Norton wine range has risen from 14,000 bottles produced in 2014, to more than 2m forecast for 2017 and since 2016, production has increased by 500,000 bottles. 

The Graham Norton Sauvignon Blanc was launched in USA in April of this year and his wines are now on sale in New Zealand, Australia, UK and Ireland, Norway, Denmark, Hong Kong and Japan.

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