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ANOTHER TROPHY AT THE INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE

ANOTHER TROPHY AT THE INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE

Lawson's Dry Hills winemaker Marcus Wright, who was at the dinner was delighted to be able to pick up the trophy in person, as the information about the Plant Earth award had not been made available to Marcus or the winery. The Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2012 has already been awarded three trophies at this International Wine Challenge, which is celebrating thirty years, this year. The...

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TROPHIES AT THE INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE.

TROPHIES AT THE INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE.

The recently released Lawson's Dry Hills Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2012 has won three trophies......the NEW ZEALAND WHITE TROPHY, the NEW ZEALAND SAUVIGNON BLANC TROPHY and the INTERNATIONAL SAUVIGNON BLANC TROPHY at THe International Wine Challenge 2013. The International Wine Challenge has been described as 'The Oscars of the wine world", each trophy wine is tasted on at least six...

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LAWSON'S DRY HILLS SHINES AT WORLD'S TOP WINE COMPETITION

LAWSON'S DRY HILLS SHINES AT THE WORLD'S TOP WINE COMPETITIONS.The International Wine Challenge 2013 and the Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 results have both been published this past week and Lawson's Dry Hills are featured prominently.At the International Wine Challenge, which celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the wines that shone were the Lawson's Dry Hills Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon...

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Gewürztraminer Trophy

Our Gewürztraminer 2010 has won the Coast FM Trophy for Champion Gewürztraminer at the 2012 Air New Zealand Wine Awards. The judges

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TALE OF TWO TROPHIES

Two trophies and the Champion Wine of the Show.....Lawson's Dry Hills have won trophies for the Gewürztraminer 2010 amd Pinot Noir 2010 at The Marlborough Wine Show 2012. The Pinot Noir 2010 was also selected as the Champion 2010 Pinot Noir.

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Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2012 - Results

Lawson's Dry Hills has done very well at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2012   We have won four gold and six silver medals - The trophy winners will not be known until the the night of the gala dinner on November 24th. The breakdown of the medals winners are as follows:- Pure Golds for the Lawson's Dry Hills Gewürztraminer 2010, Late Harvest Riesling 2010 and The Pioneer...

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GREAT PINOT NOIRS

Both the 2009 and the soon to be released 2010 Lawson's Dry Hills Pinot Noirs have done very well in the latest  Cuisine magazine wine tasting.  The 2009 vintage was awarded four and a half stars and was praised for its "Burgundian qualities" by Alastair Maling. The 2010 Pinot Noir was awarded five stars and best Buy - "offering an outstanding combination of quality and...

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LAWSON'S DRY HILLS ACQUIRES BOUTIQUE PRODUCER

LAWSON'S DRY HILLS ACQUIRES BOUTIQUE PRODUCER

Lawson's Dry Hills owner and founder, Barbara Lawson said that the acquistion included the 25ha Awatere Valley vineyard which supplies fruit for both the brands, ensuring that the style and quality of the Blind River wines would remain unchanged. "It's an exciting time to be growing at the premium end of the market" said Mrs Lawson, who travels widely promoting the Lawson's...

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Vintage Report 2012.

It seems like half a lifetime ago, yet flowering was only back in December. And it was COLD!! (a lot cooler than we needed for good fruit set) - we were heading for lower than usual crops. Now, all the grapes are in and our concerns have been confirmed - VERY small crops of grapes around the region, however the quality is EXCEPTIONAL....so, I guess with one bad thing we have managed to get...

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New Zealand's Best White Wines

LAWSON'S DRY HILLS GEWÜRZTRAMINER HAS BEEN SELECTED AS ONE OF NEW ZEALAND'S BEST WHITE WINES - "We just lucked into growing Gewürztraminer" chuckles owner Babara Lawson. "The winery we were contract-growing for said to plant it, so we did". That was back in 1980. Today although the winery produces several other varieties for which Marlborough is better known, it's still the Gewürztraminer...

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