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New Chief Judge Announced

NEW CHIEF JUDGE FOR MARLBOROUGH WINE SHOW It was announced today that Jack Glover would lead the Marlborough Wine Show as Chief Judge this year. The show, in its eighth year, will take place on 15-17 October 2018. The purpose of the Marlborough Wine Show is to showcase and celebrate New Zealand’s leading wine region … Continue reading…

Associate Judge and Steward Applications open!

We are now accepting applications for Associate Judges and Stewards for the Marlborough Wine Show. Applications need to be returned by 13th August. Associate Judge Application Form 2018 Steward Application Form 2018 Associate Judge applications need to be sent to marcus@wine-marlborough.co.nz Steward applications need to be sent to events@wine-marlborough.co.nz

Key dates announced for Marlborough Wine Show

The key dates have been set for the Marlborough Wine Show, with entries opening on the 27th of August. All producers of Marlborough wine are invited to enter, with more information on how to enter to be released in the coming month. Entries open 27 August Entries close 21 September Labels sent to entrants for … Continue reading…

Wine Marlborough Announces New Ownership of Marlborough Wine Show

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…

Blenheim Show celebrates best of Marlborough

Blenheim show celebrates best of Marlborough wine OLIVER LEWIS Last updated 07:34, October 5 2016 PHOTO: RICKY WILSON/FAIRFAX NZ Marlborough Wine Show chief judge Olly Masters. Marlborough Wine Show chief judge Olly Masters samples sauvignon blanc on the second day of tastings at the Marlborough Convention Centre. The Marlborough Wine Show, now in its sixth year, … Continue reading…

Oak

Oak is a major component in the creation of wine. Its uses range from being just a storage container, through to adding specific characteristics to the finished product. The smaller the vessel, the greater amount of oak influence due to more surface area compared to the volume of wine within. Various forms are used including … Continue reading…

Wine with food

Much of the time when we enjoy a glass or two of wine, it is with a meal. How then, do we know which wines work with which foods? The first rule is that if you like it, then it works. What I hope to do is give you some ideas that make it work … Continue reading…

Trophies announced at Marlborough Wine Show celebration dinner

Members of the Marlborough wine industry gathered in Blenheim last night to celebrate the results of the 2015 Marlborough Wine Show. 15 trophies were announced including the Marlborough Museum Legacy Award and the O-I New Zealand Champion Wine of the Show. Chief Judge Oliver Masters spoke of this years’ judging event, held three weeks ago, reporting that … Continue reading…