ANNOUNCING THE 2019 TROPHY WINNERS!
Congratulations to the Champions of 2019
Following a magnificent awards night presentation at the Crowne Plaza, Auckland, 24 Trophies were awarded for best in class wines, winemaker and wine company of the show and the Sir George Fistonich medal for a Legend of New Zealand Wine. Click the link below to see all results.
Since it’s inception in 2005, the New Zealand International Wine Show has been the largest wine judging competition in the country. Chief Judge, Bob Campbell MW is ranked as the most experienced wine judge in New Zealand. He also has a formidable team of Assistant Chief Judges – Larry Mckenna, John Hancock and Tony Bish.
This year the team of 24 senior judges awarded 291 Gold Medals, 376 Silver and 700 Bronze Medals - the highest number of gold medals ever awarded reflecting the outstanding 2019 vintage in New Zealand, the run of excellent vintages in Australia and overall quality of entries.
NISSAN CHAMPION WINE OF THE SHOW ANNOUNCED
Rockburn Central Otago Pinot Noir 2017
LEGEND OF NEW ZEALAND WINE 2019
The Brajkovich Family is the Recipient of the Sir George Fistonich Medal
View past champions
The champion wine of the show is the top wine of the year in all classes.