The New Zealand International Wine Show is the largest wine competition held in New Zealand. Entry is open for wines from any country and made from any grape variety.

2018 Entries Now Open

Closing Date for Entries Friday 14 September

We are now accepting entries for the 2018 New Zealand International Wine Show, this country’s largest wine competition.  Don't miss this excellent opportunity for your wines to win gold and qualify for the prestigious 2018 Champions List.


The judging of the 2018 show will take place from the 24th to the 26th September and will be chaired by Bob Campbell MW, New Zealand’s most experienced senior wine judge and this country’s leading wine educator.  


With entries of over 2,000 wines, last year’s competition revealed 246 Gold medal winning wines, 362 Silver medal and 877 Bronze medal winners. 


An exciting addition to the Show this year is a new award for the “Outstanding Wine Label of the Year”.  This will be judged from all the wines entered into the competition.   


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Awards Dinner 2018

Saturday, 13 October 2018

6 pm, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Albert St, Auckland

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Entries Now Open for 2018

Entries Close Friday 14 September

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View past champions

The champion wine of the show is the top wine of the year in all classes.