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N.Z. International Wine Show 2012 – Trophy Winners

By September 30, 2012No Comments
The trophy winners from the 2012 N.Z. International Wine Show were announced at the awards dinner last night. They are:
Nissan N.Z. Champion Wine of the Show
Bannock Brae ‘Barrel Selection’ Central Otago Pinot Noir 2010
Nissan N.Z. Champion Winemaker of the Year
Jen Parr
First Glass Wine Company of the Year
Negociants N.Z. Ltd
Treasury Estates Champion Chardonnay
Ashwood Estate Gisborne Chardonnay 2010
EuroVintage Champion Sauvignon Blanc
Saint Clair ‘Pioneer Block 18 – Snap Block’ Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Constellation Brands Champion Pinot Gris
Selaks ‘Reserve’ Marlborough Pinot Gris 2012
Negociants N.Z. Champion Viognier
Yalumba Eden Valley Viognier 2010
Southern Wind Champion Riesling
d’Arenberg ‘The Dry Dam’ McLaren Vale Riesling 2008
Rapid Labels Champion Gewurztraminer
Waimea Nelson Gewurztraminer 2011
WineoftheWeek.com Champion Other White Varieties
Tyrrells ‘Single Vineyard’ ‘Belford’ Hunter Valley Semillon 2004
Federal Geo Champion Sweet Wine
Riverby Estate Marlborough Noble Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2011
Red + White Cellar Champion Methode Traditionnelle and Sparkling
Charles Heidsieck Champagne ‘Brut Reserve’ NV
First Glass Champion Rosé
Terra Sancta Bannockburn Pinot Noir Rosé 2012
EuroVintage Champion Cabernet Sauvignon
Murray Street Vineyards ‘Black Label’ Barossa Cabernet 2010
Federal Geo Champion Merlot
Concha y Toro ‘Marques de Casa Concha’ Merlot 2010
Vino Fino Champion Shiraz/Syrah
Wolf Blass ‘Gold Label’ Barossa Shiraz 2009
Negociants N.Z. Champion Pinot Noir
Bannock Brae ‘Barrel Selection’ Central Otago Pinot Noir 2010
Riedel Champion International Wine
Farnese ‘Edizione’ – Edition 12 2010
Wine Orbit Champion Fortified Wine
Willians & Humbert ‘Don Guido’ Pedro Ximinez 20 Y.O.
Federal Geo Champion N.Z. Sparkling
Quartz Reef Bendigo Methode Traditionnelle Rosé NV
bizambrands Champion N.Z. Bordeaux Red Wine
Matua Valley ‘Single Vineyard – Matheson’ Hawke’s Bay Merlot 2009
Federal Geo Champion N.Z. Syrah
Crossroads ‘Winemakers Collection’ Hawke’s Bay Syrah 2010
Red + White Cellar Champion Commercial White Wine
Selaks ‘Reserve’ Marlborough Pinot Gris 2012
Constellation N.Z. Champion Commercial Red Wine
Chocolate Box Barossa Valley Shiraz 2010
A Legend of New Zealand Wine – Recipient of ‘The Sir George Fistonich Medal’
Vic Williams
Previous ‘Legends of New Zealand Wine’ have been:
  • 2011 – Alan Brady
  • 2010 – Kate Radburnd
  • 2009 – Michael Cooper ONZM
  • 2008 – Larry McKenna
  • 2007 – Terry Dunleavy MBE
  • 2006 – Kevin Judd
  • 2005 – Bob Campbell MW
Full results of the 2012 New Zealand International Wine Show can be seen at www.nziws.co.nz

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