Toi Toi Marlborough Awarded Best Sauvignon Blanc


2014 has been recognized as the top of its class, being awarded Best Sauvignon Blanc at the prestigious San Francisco International Wine Competition 2015.

Judged by a respected panel of wine experts, the San Francisco International Wine Competition is the largest, most influential wine competition in America. Over three days last week more than 50 international judges, including two from New Zealand, blind tasted more than 4,900 wines from 1,400 wineries in 26 countries to find the best of the best.

Toi Toi Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 scored the highest points of any Sauvignon Blanc entered in the San Francisco Competition, collecting the title of Best Sauvignon Blanc and being awarded a Double Gold Medal.

Two other Toi Toi wines achieved success in the San Francisco International Wine Competition: Toi Toi Central Otago Clutha Pinot Noir 2014 was awarded a Silver Medal and the company’s innovative new Hidden Treasure Marlborough Pink Sauvignon 2014 won a Silver Medal.

These awards came in the same week Toi Toi collected two awards at the 2015 Selections Mondiales des Vins (SMV) Championship, in Québec. Judges there tasted 2,151 wines, only giving accolades to the top 30% of entries. Toi Toi collected two awards; a Gold Medal for its Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 and a Silver Medal for Toi Toi Marlborough Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2013.

Toi Toi Wines
Toi Toi Wines was established in 2006 by New Zealand couples; Andrew and Julie Bonner and Kevin and Sara Joyce. They create quality, affordable wines which reflect the natural beauty and intensity of New Zealand, particularly Marlborough and Central Otago. The wines are exported around the world including to; Australia, the UK and USA. The Toi Toi collection includes; Sparkling Rosé, Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc, Rosé, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Late Harvest Dessert wine. This year the company added an innovative new wine Hidden Treasure Pink Sauvignon 2014 – Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with a dash of Pinot Noir.

Toi Toi Wines are widely available throughout New Zealand and Australia.

For further information contact:
Nicola McConnell, Brand Amp, or 027 218 8120

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