Percentage of exported New Zealand wine that is white, triggering a request for a white wine emoji. A petition has been launched by New Zealand Winegrowers requesting that a white wine emoji on phones be approved by the Unicode Consortium which counts Google, Facebook, Microsoft and IBM executives among its board members. Currently, a glass of red wine, two clinking Champagne flutes, and a bottle of bubbly are the only wine emojis on mobile devices.

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