IWC 2018 Results for New Zealand Wines

IWC 2018 Results for New Zealand Wines

New Zealand Wines had great success at the 2018 International Wine Challenge IWC 2018 with 9 New Zealand wines awarded Trophies.

Three Kiwi wines have scooped top prizes at the acclaimed International Wine Challenge (IWC) – Wanaka’s Akitu Vineyard came home with the Sustainability Trophy, part of the competition’s Planet Earth Awards, for the second time in three years. The International Sauvignon Blanc Trophy was won by The McElhinney Wine group, of Marlborough, and Hawke’s Bay’s Yealands Wine Group got the International Syrah Trophy.

The three big winners on the day with multiple awards were…

Akitu A1 Black Label, 2016

Which was awarded the Wanaka Pinot Noir Trophy, Central Otago Pinot Noir Trophy, New Zealand Pinot Noir Trophy, New Zealand Red Trophy and IWC Sustainable Trophy 2018.

Crossroads Winemakers Collection Syrah, 2014

Hawke’s Bay Syrah Trophy, New Zealand Syrah Trophy and International Syrah Trophy

Cause and Effect Barrique Fermented Sauvignon Blanc, 2017

Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Trophy, New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Trophy and International Sauvignon Blanc Trophy

Click HERE for the full New Zealand Trophy results

32 wines were awarded GOLD MEDALS

175 were awarded SILVER MEDALS

186 were awarded BRONZE MEDALS

154 were COMMENDED

Skip to the full results in each medal category by clicking the links above.

Our huge congratulations to all the winners!

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