Latest News & Reviews

Competition awards and wine reviews for our current releases.

Reviews and accolades for previous vintages are available with the tasting notes for each wine in the wines section.

American Airlines & Lawson's Dry Hills.

American Airlines have confirmed our multi award winning LDH Sauvignon Blanc 2015 will be poured in business class as part of their inflight pouring program for 2016.

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Vintage Report 2016.

This season looked very promising from the outset and didn’t disappoint. That’s not to say there weren’t challenges…such as very little rainfall and potentially larger than usual crops. The dry, sunny weather during December meant flowering was very good – the first indicator that crop size could be greater than anticipated. The weather continued to be dry and warm and with barely...

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Gold Medal - Decanter World Wine Awards - London.

A "Gold Medal" for our Lawson's Dry Hills "Wairau" Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2015 at the Decanter World Wine Awards in London this week.

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April Newsletter 2016

In our April newsletter and on the website, we have a very special offer for our customers - Until the end of May we are offering a 15% discount on all our wines. We are also featuring two special packs:- An aromatic Pack for $99.00 including G.S.T.which includes two bottles each of Lawson's Dry Hills Riesling, Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer. The Reserve Pack contains two bottle each of our...

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Lawson's Dry Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2015 - continued success.

Our amazing Lawson's Dry Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2015 has won it's 3rd Gold Medal, this time at the Royal Easter Wine Show in Auckland.

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Lawson's Dry Hills Chardonnay 2014 award success.

Lawson's Dry Hills Chardonnay 2014 has just been awarded 5 Stars & "Best Buy" as part of the Top 10 Chardonnay's in the next Cuisine Magazine publication - due out in September 2015.

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Vintage Report 2015

The 2015 harvest in Marlborough was characterised by low yields producing high quality grapes, that have in turn produced extremely expressive wines with bright aromatics and lovely flavour concentration. Cool weather over flowering during late November and early December produced small bunches with fewer berries, whilst the drought conditions of January through to early April ensured that...

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Lawson's Dry Hills excell with Pinot Noir

We have recently enjoyed great success with their Pinot Noir styles. The Lawson's Dry Hills Reserve 2012 has been awarded SIX GOLD MEDALS at recent wine Shows and was selected by Cuisine magazine as FIVE STARS AND BEST BUY. The recently released Lawson's Dry Hills Reserve Pinot Noir 2013 is echoing the success of the 2012 being awarded the TROPHY for CHAMPION PINOT NOIR AND GOLD MEDAL at The...

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Pursuit of excellence

The shareholding of Lawson's Dry Hills may have undergone some small changes, however the aims of the company remain the same, as our recent wine show awards confirm - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2014 - Lawson's Dry Hills Gewürztraminer 2012, Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Reserve Pinot Noir 2012 and Pinot Noir 2013 all awarded PURE GOLD MEDALS. Gewürztraminer 2013, Riesling 2013, Sauvignon...

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