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BEST NEW ZEALAND RIESLING.......

Lawson's Dry Hills Riesling 2006 has been awarded the Australian Capital Tourism Award for the Best New Zealand Riesling entered in the 2008 Canberra International Riesling Challenge 2008. The same Riesling was awarded a gold medal in last years challenge, this wine is our current release and there is good stocks availble in the trade.  

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NEW RELEASES 2008 VINTAGES.

We have just  released the following new vintage wines - Sauvignon Blanc 2008, Pinot Gris 2008 (limited stocks). Plus the Pinot Rosé 2008. If you would like any additional information regarding the above wines, we have winenotes, that are available for downloading together with accolades and reviews of the wines on this website.

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GOLD AGAIN !!!

The Lawson's Dry Hills Gewürztraminer 2007 vintage has been awarded a gold medal and has also been awarded the trophy for champion Gewürztraminer at the Liquorland Top 100 2008. The Gewürztraminer 2007 has already been awarded TWO GOLD MEDALS and an AIR NEW ZEALAND TROPHY. The good news is that the Gewürztraminer 2007 is still available in wine retailers around the country...

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GOLD AGAIN !!!

The newly released Lawson's Dry Hills Pinot Gris 2008 has scored GOLD in it's first wine competition showing at The New Zealand International Wine Show 2008.  

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INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS.

Lawson's Dry Hills has enjoyed some spectacular international success recently. In both The International Wine Challenge 2008, the worlds largest wine competition with over nine thousand and The Decanter World Wine Awards 2008 we gained an award for every wine we entered. Our results...... The International Wine Challenge 2008. Sauvignon Blanc 2007 - SILVER MEDAL. Gewürztraminer 2007 -...

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NUMBER ONE GEWÜRZTRAMINER

It's hard to remember the last time Ross and Barbara Lawson's winery made a Gewürztraminer that was less than outstanding. This one follows the established Lawson's Dry Hills Style - a viscous torrent of concentrated, floral, spicy fruit. Ravishingly flavoursome and extroverted.

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'ROSS GETS A GONG'

Ross has been recognised for his services to the New Zealand wine industry and community. Most recently Ross was instrumental in the formation of the New Zealand Screwcap Initiative and served as it first chairperson.

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THE TROPTHY GOES TO....US

Our Gewürztraminer 2007 has already been awarded a GOLD MEDAL at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2007 and our fingers are crossed for the Trophy. The news is good - our Gewürztraminer 2007 has won the New World Champion Open White Wine Trophy.

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SYDNEY TOP 100 - BLUE GOLDS.

Lawson's Dry Hills wines have been awards top marks in the recent Sydney International Wine Show, which was judged in October. Both the Sauvignon Blanc 2007 and the Pinot Gris 2007 have been rated TOP 100 and BLUE - GOLD AWARD. Our Pinot Noir 2006 has also been rated BLUE  - GOLD AWARD.  Closer to home, at the Royal New Zealand Show - International Aromatic Wine Competition 2007,...

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