Pask Winery Wins Regional Trophy for Chardonnay 2009 at Decanter World Wine Awards


For immediate release – Thursday 24 May 20102

Pask Winery Wins Regional Trophy for its Chardonnay 2009 at Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 in London.

The Declaration Chardonnay 2009 receives Regional Trophy, voted ‘best of the best in New Zealand’.

Pask Winery took out the top prize in its category for its Chardonnay 2009 as well as four other awards across the highly competitive Decanter World Wine Awards in London this week.

The winery also won Gold for the Chardonnay 2009 (which claimed the Regional Trophy for best New Zealand Chardonnay), as well Silver Awards for its Declaration Merlot 2007 and Declaration Syrah 2009 .The Declaration Cabernet Merlot Malbec 2007 was highly commended.

“The quality of any awards is only as good as the individual judges, DWWA chair Steve Spurrier said, and we have the best judges in the World.” Over 200 wine merchants, sommeliers, journalists and authors, including 54 Masters Of Wine and 11 Master Sommeliers took part in the judging.

Pask Director and Winemaker Kate Radburnd said “New Zealand’s success at the DWWA reinforces our quality status on the world wine stage across a wide range of wine styles. We are delighted with the results and particularly pleased to see recognition for Chardonnay a variety we strongly endorse.”

A record 92% of New Zealand wines entered in the DWWA received an award.

The prestigious award adds to the impressive list of accolades that the winery continues to achieve. Pask wines have been awarded trophies and gold medal success in the UK, Australia, Asia, United States, Canada, Europe and New Zealand, across a range of varietals and wine styles.

This continued recognition displays that Pask has firmly established its wines as one of the top choices for wine drinkers across the globe.

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Greg Allinson
Direct Sales & Marketing
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Email:   greg@cjpaskwinery.co.nz
Web:     www.cjpaskwinery.co.nz
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