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Wine Marlborough Lifetime Achievement Awards Presented To Four Industry Treasures

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 2:29 pm | Wine Marlborough

Four pioneers of the Marlborough wine industry have been presented with Wine Marlborough Lifetime Achievement Awards at a celebration dinner in Blenheim. James Healy, Dave Pearce, Tessa Anderson and Murray Gibbons were recognised at The Marlborough Wine ... More >>

Judging For 2023 Marlborough Wine Show Gets Underway

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 8:14 pm | Wine Marlborough

Over 550 wines are to be tasted over the coming days as judges get to work at the 2023 Marlborough Wine Show, sponsored by QuayConnect. Chief Judge Stu Marfell says the high number of entries is a testament to the calibre of the show, indicating ... More >>

Collaboration Is The Key For Major Wine Industry Workforce Planning Research

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 1:07 pm | Wine Marlborough

The New Zealand wine industry is embarking on a major workforce research project, taking stock of the current roles and skills across the sector to identify workforce gaps and plan for the future needs of the industry. Wine Marlborough Ltd General ... More >>

More Than 550 Wines Entered In This Year’s Marlborough Wine Show

Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 9:03 am | Wine Marlborough

Seventeen judges are about to immerse themselves in Marlborough wine as the Marlborough Wine Show sponsored by QuayConnect kicks off this week. Those judges will be kept busy with entries in most categories well above previous years. Chief Judge Ben Glover ... More >>

Pioneering Viticulturist Receives Wine Marlborough Lifetime Achievement Award

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 5:10 pm | Wine Marlborough

A stalwart of the Marlborough wine industry, Dominic Pecchenino, has been honoured by the board of Wine Marlborough with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The award, which recognises service to the development of the Marlborough Wine industry, was presented ... More >>

Vintage 2021 Shines At Marlborough Wine Show

Friday, 19 November 2021, 2:07 pm | Wine Marlborough

The excellence of Marlborough’s vintage this year shone through at the 2021 Marlborough Wine Show sponsored by QuayConnect. Of the 18 trophies awarded, seven went to wines produced this year, including QuayConnect Champion Wine of the Show, which was awarded ... More >>

Marlborough Wine’s Time To Shine At The Marlborough Wine Show

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 3:52 pm | Wine Marlborough

Two new awards celebrating the Best Organic Wine and Alternate Style Sauvignon Blanc, coupled with two exceptional Marlborough vintages, promise for an exciting lineup on the judging table at this year’s Marlborough Wine Show, sponsored by QuayConnect. ... More >>

Marlborough’s Cellar Door of the Year Competition Winners

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 5:18 pm | Wine Marlborough

The Wine Marlborough Cellar Door of the Year final was held at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant last night where Bladen and Hunter’s Wines were announced joint winners of the title with Wairau River coming in third place. Alongside Bladen, Hunter’s ... More >>

Kelsey Daniels Wins NZ Young Winemaker of the Year

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:10 am | Wine Marlborough

The 2017 Tonnellerie de Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker of the Year Final was held at Villa Maria in Auckland with the celebration dinner held at Ostro Restaurant where Kelsey Daniels from Vinlink Marlborough was announced the winner and Sara Addis from ... More >>

Marlborough's Sauvignon Blanc Day Successes

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 4:31 pm | Wine Marlborough

Only in Marlborough could a one day celebration of Sauvignon Blanc turn into 16, which is what happened in the region world famous for Sauvignon Blanc. More >>

Marlborough Kicks Off International Sauvignon Blanc Day

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 10:17 am | Wine Marlborough

Marlborough, the region responsible for putting Sauvignon Blanc on the map will be the first globally to kick celebrations off for International Sauvignon Blanc Day, Friday 5 th May. More >>

Jane Hunter Honoured by Marlborough Wine Industry

Friday, 28 October 2016, 10:38 am | Wine Marlborough

Jane Hunter, owner of Hunter’s Wines in Marlborough, has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the board of Wine Marlborough. More >>

Predicted Growth to Provide Challenges for Marlborough Wine

Monday, 14 March 2016, 11:49 am | Wine Marlborough

The Marlborough wine industry is so optimistic about the future that predictions are for an increase in producing vineyards of nearly 25 percent in the next four years. More >>

Luring British Wine Professionals to Largest NZ Wine Region

Friday, 4 July 2014, 2:37 pm | Wine Marlborough

Wine Marlborough and the NZ-UK Link Foundation are proud to announce that applications for the 2014/2015 Wine Marlborough NZ-UK Link Foundation scholarship are now open. More >>

Marlborough winemakers positive about 2014 vintage

Monday, 26 May 2014, 5:44 pm | Wine Marlborough

Marlborough winemakers are extremely positive about the 2014 vintage in spite of some challenges from late season rain, Wine Marlborough General Manager Marcus Pickens said today. More >>

Year of the Dragon for the 2012 Marlborough Wine Fest

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 11:35 pm | Wine Marlborough

In Chinese astrology, 2012 is the Year of the Dragon – and the Marlborough Wine Festival has taken that to heart for its 29th annual event. The Marlborough Wine Festival, to be held on February 11 next year, will feature the Kiwi super group ... More >>

Savvy sailors get wine to port in tough conditions

Monday, 12 September 2011, 11:39 am | Wine Marlborough

Over one hundred hardy sailors braved the elements in the Cook Strait yesterday to deliver and release the new vintage 2011 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc to the capital. The north westerly wind was blowing 29 knots on the start line situated outside the ... More >>

Marlborough Wine and Cuisine at Brancott Vineyard

Friday, 2 September 2011, 3:53 pm | Wine Marlborough

Timed with the Rugby World Cup and a part of Real Festival NZ this one day event is set to showcase Marlborough's finest wine and food producers, with quality entertainment from Anna Coddington and Paul Ubana Jones and culinary demonstrations from some of ... More >>

424 entries on the hunt for 19 trophies at wine show

Tuesday, 30 August 2011, 12:01 pm | Wine Marlborough

The inaugural Marlborough Wine Show has received 424 entries including 140 Sauvignon Blancs and 76 Pinot Noirs. Being judged on Thursday and Friday of this week the 1st and 2nd of September, both these classes are being split by vintage and sub-region ... More >>

Marlborough Wine Show Introduces New Ratings

Friday, 12 August 2011, 11:42 am | Wine Marlborough

To better reflect the success of wines to the consumer, organisers of the inaugural Marlborough Wine Show have decided to replace gold, silver and bronze medal stickers with ‘excellent’, ‘highly recommended’ and ‘recommended’. The use of ... More >>





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