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Judges add international flavour to Air NZ Wine Awards

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 10:31 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

New Zealand’s premier wine competition, the Air New Zealand Wine Awards, will welcome three international judges to the 2017 team when judging kicks off on Monday at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland. More >>

New Chair of Judges for 2017 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Monday, 26 June 2017, 2:38 pm | Air NZ Wine Awards

New Zealand’s premier wine competition, the Air New Zealand Wine Awards, has a new Chair of Judges for 2017. Warren Gibson, chief winemaker at Trinity Hill and proprietor of Bilancia in the Hawke’s Bay, takes over the helm from Kumeu River’s ... More >>

Record sustainable entries in 2015 Air NZ Wine Awards

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 9:52 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

A record 99.7 percent of all wines entered in this year’s Air New Zealand Wine Awards have been sustainably produced. More >>

Gold Medals announced for 2014 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 10:14 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

Judges have awarded a record 112 gold medals to wines from around the country at this year’s Air New Zealand Wine Awards. This is the highest tally of gold medals handed out since the national wine competition began in 1974. More >>

Competition heats up for 2014 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:14 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

The competition is heating up for this year’s Air New Zealand Wine Awards with a near-record number of entries. A total of 1,557 wines across 16 different classes have been entered into this year’s competition. More >>

International judges announced for 2014 Air NZ Wine Awards

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 11:28 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

Two highly respected international wine personalities will be joining this year’s judging panel for the country’s premier wine competition, the Air New Zealand Wine Awards. More >>

Hawke's Bay Chardonnay awarded Champion Wine

Sunday, 13 November 2011, 2:52 pm | Air NZ Wine Awards

Saturday night's 2011 Air New Zealand Wine Awards dinner saw the Air New Zealand Champion Wine of the Show go to Villa Maria Single Vineyard Keltern Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2010. This wine also scooped the O-I New Zealand Champion Sustainable Wine and the ... More >>

City of Sails to Host 2011 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Wednesday, 8 June 2011, 3:02 pm | Air NZ Wine Awards

New Zealand Winegrowers has announced today that Auckland, the country’s largest wine consumption market, will play host to the 2011 Air New Zealand Wine Awards dinner in November. The Awards dinner, which will see New Zealand’s top wine makers and ... More >>

We'll drink to that!

Wednesday, 4 November 2009, 9:24 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

We’ll drink to that: Chair of judges Steve Smith MW (centre) is flanked by international judges (l-r) Geoff Merrill, CH’NG Poh Tiong, Huon Hooke and John Avery MW at the judging of the 2009 Air New Zealand Wine Awards in Auckland. The three days of judging ... More >>

Central Otago Wine Success At Home And Abroad

Saturday, 11 November 2006, 1:12 pm | Air NZ Wine Awards

The best of New Zealand wines were honoured this week at the 2006 Air New Zealand Wine Awards with the Central Otago region receiving 46 awards, including four gold and 18 silver medals. More >>

Wine Awards Announce Gold Medal Winners

Tuesday, 7 November 2006, 10:49 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

Air New Zealand Wine Awards Announce Gold Medal Winners • • Highest number of entries ever – 89 gold medals awarded • • Sauvignon Blanc largest category • • Riesling showed outstanding purity The quality of wines judged at the Air ... More >>

Judging for the 2006 Air New Zealand Wine Awards s

Monday, 30 October 2006, 5:21 pm | Air NZ Wine Awards

Sam Harrop and Grant Ramage, international judges, start the judging of the 2006 Air New Zealand Wine Awards today. More than 1700 wines will be judged over the next three days at North Harbour Stadium. More >>

New Air NZ Wine Awards website goes live today!

Friday, 6 October 2006, 1:42 pm | Air NZ Wine Awards

www.airnzwineawards.co.nz The new Air New Zealand Wine Awards website enables you to: - Sign up online and receive email notification of the 2006 Air New Zealand Wine Awards medal winners on 7 November and the trophy winners on 11 November. Be amongst ... More >>

Record Entries For Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Monday, 2 October 2006, 12:55 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

Entries for the 2006 Air New Zealand Wine Awards have hit an all time high with over 1700 New Zealand wines up for judging, an increase of almost 10 per cent on last year. Run by New Zealand Winegrowers, the competition is considered the most ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay To Host 25th Air NZ Wine Awards

Wednesday, 24 May 2006, 9:38 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

New Zealand Winegrowers and Air New Zealand tonight announced that the 2006 Air New Zealand Wine Awards will celebrate its Silver Anniversary in the Hawke’s Bay, with Air New Zealand renewing its naming right sponsorship for another three years. More >>

Kim Crawford Wines Win Supreme Trophy at Awards

Monday, 14 November 2005, 10:32 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

The Kim Crawford SP Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Spitfire 2005 has won the Air New Zealand Champion Wine of the Show Trophy. This is the first time the trophy has been won by a Sauvignon Blanc wine and the first time Kim Crawford Wines has won the Champion ... More >>

Air New Zealand Wine Awards Set to be Biggest Ever

Tuesday, 11 October 2005, 2:52 pm | Air NZ Wine Awards

Entries are in for the 2005 Air New Zealand Wine Awards – the most prestigious awards of the New Zealand wine industry. Run by New Zealand Winegrowers, this year‘s competition has attracted over 1,500 wines making 2005 the biggest year in the competition’s ... More >>

2004 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Monday, 15 November 2004, 11:26 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

For the fourth time in six years a Pinot Noir has secured the top spot at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards. More >>

Sauvignon Blanc from 2004 vintage shine

Tuesday, 9 November 2004, 11:31 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

The high quality of New Zealand’s 2004 Sauvignon Blanc is reflected in this year’s Air New Zealand Wine Awards with a strong showing of the popular white wine varietal with a record 14 gold medals, two more gold medals than were awarded last year. More >>

Record Entries into the Air NZ Wine Awards 2004

Wednesday, 6 October 2004, 10:32 am | Air NZ Wine Awards

With 1,354 wines submitted, entries into this year’s Air New Zealand Wine Awards are at unprecedented levels. More >>

 

 

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