New Zealand Organic Wine Awards 2019 Results

New Zealand Organic Wine Awards are are please to announce the results of the 2019 NZ Organic Wine Awards. Many thanks to all of the vineyards who participated in this years awards, as well as judges and other volunteers who made these awards possible.

Our sixth annual NZ Organic Wine Award has now concluded and we proudly announce the results via the links below.

Many thanks to all of the vineyards who took part in this years awards and to our team of volunteers who make the awards possible, and allow us to chase our goal of increasing Organic Wines market share within NZ and internationally.

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NZ Organic Wine Awards ‘Riedel Wine of the Show’
Domaine Thomson Surveyor Thomson Pinot Noir 2015
A bold, powerful Otago Pinot Noir, complex on the nose and the palate, ripe stonefruit, spice and toasty oak. Beautiful now, but further develop over the next 6-7 years. This wine impressed all of our judge’s as our standout wine for 2019.

NZ Organic Wine Awards ‘Vintec Sustainable Vineyard of the Year’
Our panel was impressed with the ongoing initiatives introduced at Carrick over the past year. This includes a native planting scheme with the goal of introducing Tui back to the region, as well as furthering there kitchen garden and carpooling schemes.

NZ Organic Wine Awards ‘Riedel Vineyard of the Year’
The Darling Wines
The Darling Wines were the recipient of this accolade it its inaugural year back in 2015. Due to consistently high quality wine making and a fastidious dedication to organic production, they become the first winery to repeat the accolade of ‘Riedel Winery of the Year’ and will have the ‘Riedel Decanter Trophy’ to prove it.

Champion Pinot Noir
Domaine Thomson Surveyor Thomson Pinot Noir 2015

Champion Sauvignon Blanc
Tapi Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Champion Riesling
Amisfield Lowburn Terrace Riesling 2018

Champion Pinot Gris
Greystone Pinot Gris 2018

Champion Chardonnay
Giesen The Fuder Clayvin Chardonnay 2015

Champion Syrah
Stonecroft Gimblett Gravels Reserve Syrah 2016

Champion Rose
Terrace Edge Rose 2018

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