WINE MARLBOROUGH TO TAKE OVER MARLBOROUGH WINE SHOW Wine Marlborough, the regional wine organisation for Marlborough grape growers and wine companies, is the new owner of the Marlborough Wine Show as jointly announced last week at the seventh Marlborough Wine Show awards celebration. Wine Marlborough and the founders of the Marlborough Wine Show, Belinda Jackson … Continue reading…
The MWS was launched in 2011 to provide NZ’s largest wine producing region with its own wine competition.
The objective is to demonstrate to the world’s wine media and global wine markets that Marlborough offers significant and valuable diversity through its wine styles and sub-regions.
Having come of age within the sphere of ‘Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc’, it is time to discover, embrace and promote our other wine styles as well as diversity within Sauvignon Blanc itself.
The 2018 Marlborough Wine Show
Judging: 15 – 17 October
Celebration Dinner: 26 October
Chief Judge Oliver Masters spoke of the 2015 judging event, reporting that the 2015 Sauvignon Blancs were the strongest line-up of the varietal that he’d ever judged.View latest results
The Marlborough Wine Show will review, assess and showcase style diversity and sub-regionality using a panel of professional, experienced judges from both New Zealand and overeas. This will provide the following outcomes:
- Acknowledgment of and rewards for quality Marlborough wines
- Trophies, gold, silver and bronze medal awards
- Proof that Marlborough is about much more than Sauvignon Blanc
- Proof that there are a number of styles of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
- A review and assessment of older vintages
- A relevant, credible platform for Marlborough producers to promote their wines
- A celebration of excellence
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Trophy and medal winning wines from the Marlborough Wine Show will be poured in the VIP area for the sell out 2018 event. As well as ensuring the wines on offer in the VIP area of exceptional standard, it also pays tribute to the local Marlborough Wine Show and gives the winning wineries the opportunity for … Continue reading…
A record number of wines were entered into the sixth annual Marlborough Wine Show, heldat the beginning of October. With 549 wines judged and 53 gold medals awarded, the scene was set for a big night at the celebration dinner held in Marlborough last night. Seventeen trophies were awarded as well as the Marlborough Museum … Continue reading…