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.

2019 Entries Now Open!

Closing Day for Entries: Friday 20 September

Don't miss this excellent opportunity for your wines to win gold and qualify for the prestigious 2019 Champions List.

 

The New Zealand International Wine Show is the largest wine competition held in New Zealand each year.  Wines from any country and from any variety can be entered and in 2018 over 2,000 wines were received resulting in 257 Gold, 355 Silver and 822 Bronze medals being awarded.  25 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.

 

The 2019 competition will be conducted under the Chairmanship of Bob Campbell MW, New Zealand's most experienced senior wine judge and leading wine educator.  The senior judges involve a number of leading winemakers, several Masters of Wine and many key industry personnel, most of whom have been involved in major wine competitions for more than a decade.  Subscribe to our trade mailing list above, or like our facebook page and we will keep you up to date.

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PICK THE TROPHIES CHALLENGE 2019

WEDNESDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2019

6 - 9 PM, CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL, ALBERT ST, AUCKLAND

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AWARDS DINNER 2019

FRIDAY 25TH OCTOBER 2019

6 PM, CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL, ALBERT ST, AUCKLAND

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View past champions

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