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Wanted: Top drops for most consumer-focused wine competition

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 9:48 am | New World Wine Awards

New Zealand’s most consumer-focused wine competition is back, offering wineries an unparalleled opportunity to get their top drops in front of wine-loving shoppers in New World stores nationwide. More >>

Modern style Chardonnay shines at 2018 New World Wine Awards

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 2:18 pm | New World Wine Awards

It’s no longer a case of ‘love it or loathe it’ with Chardonnay – the classic but often polarising varietal has staged a comeback at this year’s New World Wine Awards with modern style wines sure to please a wide range of palates. More >>

Rosy start to New Zealand wine judging season

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 9:33 am | New World Wine Awards

The rise of Rosé looks set to continue with a record number of entries of the in-demand wine to be judged at the 2018 New World Wine Awards. Judging gets underway in Wellington today, where more than 1,400 wines across a range of varietals and styles will vie ... More >>

The search is on for new Champions

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 11:32 am | New World Wine Awards

Entries now open for 2018 New World Wine Awards Winemakers are encouraged to put their best drops forward for the 2018 New World Wine Awards, the only New Zealand wine show that sees an increase in sales for the top wines as a direct result of ... More >>

The pink stuff comes up roses at New World Wine Awards

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:45 am | New World Wine Awards

The highest number of medals ever was awarded at the New World Wine Awards 2017 across a full range of varietals, with the Rosé category being a standout performer this year. Of the 82 Rosé wines entered, 49 won medals, and there were more than twice ... More >>

Pinot Noir gives Sauvignon Blanc a run for its money

Monday, 31 July 2017, 9:33 am | New World Wine Awards

For the first time since the New World Wine Awards competition began 15 years ago, the number of entries of Pinot Noir has surpassed that of Sauvignon Blanc. The number of entries in the Sauvignon Blanc class is consistent with previous years, but there ... More >>

Entries now open for New World Wine Awards

Monday, 29 May 2017, 1:28 pm | New World Wine Awards

Winemakers are encouraged to get their entries in for the 2017 New World Wine Awards, the wine show with a unique point of difference from others in its focus on wines that are affordable and accessible. Now in its 15th year and one of New Zealand’s ... More >>

Top 50 wines are flying off the shelves

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 11:24 am | New World Wine Awards

The 2016 New World Wine Awards Top 50 wines are more popular than ever with several already close to selling out just 10 days since the results were announced. More >>

First look at new vintage wines reveals outstanding quality

Monday, 10 October 2016, 11:27 am | New World Wine Awards

The results of the New World Wine Awards released today highlight the quality of the 2016 vintage. New vintage wines won 137 of 779 medals in this year’s New World Wine Awards, including taking out 15 Gold Medals and three varietal Champion awards. More >>

International judge joins panel at New World Wine Awards

Monday, 1 August 2016, 11:38 am | New World Wine Awards

Sue Hodder, one of Australia’s most well-known winemakers and an international wine judge, will be part of the 13-strong team of wine judges that today begin judging the 1,325 wines entered in the New World Wine Awards 2016. More >>

Wine awards deliver tangible commercial benefits

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 9:41 am | New World Wine Awards

Entries are now open for the 2016 New World Wine Awards, a wine show that provides winemakers with the opportunity to enjoy direct, tangible commercial benefits from their award-winning wines. In addition to the distinction of an award that judges ... More >>

New World Wine Awards champions snapped up

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 11:49 am | New World Wine Awards

The New World Wine Awards Champion wines are proving to be more popular than ever this year. The Champion Pinot Gris, The Luminary Martinborough Pinot Gris 2014, and the Champion Sparkling Wine, Hunter’s MiruMiruTM NV, are on the brink of selling ... More >>

New World Wine Awards 2015

Monday, 28 September 2015, 10:46 am | New World Wine Awards

Among the record number of medals awarded at this year's New World Wine Awards, the unsung hero varietal this year is Riesling. Of the 47 Rieslings entered, 38 won a medal with 35 of these coming from New Zealand vineyards. More >>

Wine judges set to taste over 1,300 wines

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 2:15 pm | New World Wine Awards

Year-on-year growth in entries has seen the New World Wine Awards become one of New Zealand’s leading wine shows, with a record 1,332 entries this year. At this scale, the independent judging panel of 13 wine experts will be required to blind-taste ... More >>

Shiraz/Syrah Shines at the New World Wine Awards 2014

Monday, 29 September 2014, 3:06 pm | New World Wine Awards

The highest number of medals ever was awarded at the New World Wine Awards 2014, following a record number of entries. Among the full range of varietals entered, the Shiraz/Syrah category was a stand-out performer with the highest number of medals ... More >>

Record number of entries in New World Wine Awards 2013

Thursday, 18 July 2013, 3:45 pm | New World Wine Awards

A record number of entries have been received for this year’s New World Wine Awards, which will be judged by an independent panel of 13 expert wine judges on 23-24 of July at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium. More >>

 

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