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International Sauvignon Blanc Day - April 24th 2015

Come and celebrate International Sauvignon Blanc Day at Lawson's Dry Hills, 12.00 - 2.30pm - A great start to the ANZAC weekend. Help us celebrate this fantastic grape variety with a glass of award - winning Lawson's Dry Hills 2014 Sauvignon Blanc and indulge in some sumptuous seafood in our relaxing surroundings. We will have a selection of older vintage Sauvignon Blanc's available for...

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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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NEWS FLASH - Long term investors purchase Lawson's Dry Hills

CONFIDENCE IN LAWSON'S DRY HILLS PROMPTS LONG TERM INVESTORS TO PURCHASE MAJORITY SHAREHOLDING...... The future of one of Marlborough's leading wine producers is looking rosy. Strong confidence in the quality and potential of Lawson's Dry Hills, a pioneer of the Marlborough wine industry, has enticed two of the company's long-term partners to invest further in the company. After a fifteen...

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Decanter World Wine Awards 2014

Decanter World Wine Awards 2014

Lawson's Dry Hills Gewürztraminer 2012 - International Trophy winner - Dry Aromatic under £15. A rich style with heady, exotic and very floral aromas showing good varietal character and steely mineral notes. The lemon-edged palate has lychees, Turkish delight, apricot,rose petals and honeysuckle characters, with an oily texture and lovely pear skin notes on the finish. A savoury touch...

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GOLD, GOLD,GOLD, GOLD, GOLD

More Gold medals - Lawson's Dry Hills has won FIVE GOLD MEDALS and TWO SILVER MEDALS at the New Zealand International Wine Show 2014. What is very pleasing is that two of the gold medals are for two of our Sauvignon Blanc styles - The Lawson's Dry Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2014, which is a partial barrel fermented style (we always do with this wine), the Mount Vernon Sauvignon Blanc 2014 is a...

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Lawson's Dry Hills wins another GOLD!!

Our Reserve Pinot Noir 2012 has won its second GOLD MEDAL at the Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2014. The other GOLD MEDAL was won at the Easter Show Wine Awards 2014 - This rich, opulent Pinot Noir is one of the best we have produced. - Available at all good wine retails nationwide.

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Lawson's Dry Hills on Food Television

Lawson's Dry Hills will feature on the Food T.V. show Thirsty Work, Hosted by popular wine commentator Yvonne Lorkin The show will air on Sky channel 9 on Wednesdays @1.30pm - 5.30pm and 9.30pm with encore screening on Fridays @12.00pm - 4.00pm and 8.00pm.

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GEWÜRZTRAMINER 2012 WINS INTERNATIONAL TROPHY

GEWÜRZTRAMINER 2012 WINS INTERNATIONAL TROPHY

Lawson's Dry Hills has been awarded two international trophies in two years at the Decanter World Wine Awards. The Decanter World Wine Awards is the world's largest and most influential wine competition with over 13,000 entries. The awards ceremony held in London last night, announced a number of trophies, including The International Trophy for Dry Aromatic under £15.00 - awarded to...

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VINTAGE 2014

VINTAGE 2014

VINTAGE 2014.....The character of each vintage is shaped by mother nature with various weather and climatic events throughout the year. The 2013/2014 growing season was warm, early flowering and we had a successful fruit set, with the potential for a high crop. The summer continued to be warm and dry until the middle of April, which was wet. This was a challenging time for the wineries who were...

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