Awards & Reviews

Lawson's Dry Hills Pinot Rosé 2014

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Marlborough Wine Show 2014 - SILVER MEDAL

October 2014

The New Zealand Herald - Review - Canvas Magazine

March 7th 2015

From Sauvignon Blanc to Gewürztraminer and all manner of varietals in between, you can be assured of genuine quality at an affordable price from this reliable producer. This Rosé caught my eye for its distinctive strawberry and cream characters, with a mix of  almond and blackcurrant leaf and dry smooth finish. Best whilst young and fresh, it's superb with seafood.

Cuisine Magazine - Issue168 - FOUR AND HALF STARS - no 2 in tasting

January 2015

Watermelon in colour, this is a concentrated rendition with a little more fruit weight than most others in the line-up. Cherry and berry flavours, together with a herbal twist, are swathed in a fleshy textural cloak. Again, a sweetish entry becomes a dry finish.

Lawson's Dry Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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New Zealand International Wine Show 2014 - Gold medal

September 2014

Marlborough Wine Show 2014 - Silver Medal

October 2014

International Aromatic Wine Competition 2014 - Silver medal

October 2014

Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2014 - Pure Silver Medal

November 2014

Decanter World Wine Awards 2015 - Silver Medal

May 2015

Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2015 - GOLD MEDAL

March 2015

International Wine Challenge (Tranche 1) 2015 - Bronze medal
Ottawa Life Magazine

  Vibrant gooseberry and grassy aromas. Light on its feet but clean, almost shimmers in the glass with fresh tastes of lemon, lime and some tropical fruit on the palate. There's a little green apple creating great acidity and something vegetal on the finish that reminded me of green peppers. Made me think that it would be a nice white wine with a salad nicoise or sushi, a great lunch wine or as a refreshing glass of wine on its own

Lawson's Dry Hills Pinot Gris 2014

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Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2015 - SILVER MEDAL

March 2015

Decanter World Wine Awards - Silver Medal

Lawson's Dry Hills Chardonnay 2014

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New Zealand International Wine Show - Silver Medal

September 2014

Otaga Daily Times - FOUR STARS

December 24th 2014

GOOD VALUE - Lovely fruit - fresh citrus, grapefruit, pineapple and stonefruit, with an underlying textural, creamy nuttiness filling out the palate and a crisp, long finish. UNOAKED AND DELICIOUS.

International Wine Challenge (Tranche 1) 2015 - Bronze medal

Lawson's Dry Hills Riesling 2013

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New Zealand International Wine Show 2014 - SILVER MEDAL

September 2014

International Aromatic Wine Competition 2014 - SILVER MEDAL

October 2014

Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2014 - PURE SILVER MEDAL

November 2014

Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2015 - SILVER MEDAL

March 2015

Cuisne Magazine issus 169 - March 2015 - FOUR STARS - BEST BUY

March 2015

This wine's aromatics are head-spinning - waves of vibrant citrus and citrus blossom. That generosity continues in the mouth where there is breadth, length, purity and a lovely caressing texture. An excellent dry style from the accomplished team at Lawson's Dry Hills

Decanter World Wine Awards - BRONZE MEDAL

June 2014

Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2014 - SILVER MEDAL

July 2014

International Wine Challenge (Tranche 2) 2014 - BRONZE MEDAL

Restrained minerality on the nose, evident sweetness and really citric flavour.

International Wine Challenge (Tranche 1) 2015 - SILVER MEDAL
Decanters World Wine Awards - Silver Medal

Lawson's Dry Hills Gewürztraminer 2013

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International Aromatic Wine Competition 2014 - Supreme Champion Wine in Show

October 2014

International Aromatic Wine Competition 2014 - GOLD MEDAL

October 2014

Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2014 - Pure Silver Medal

November 2014

The Marlborough Wine Show 2014 - Wine Competition Ltd - Champion Gewürztraminer

November 2014

The Marlborough Wine Show 2014 - Gold Medal

November 2014

International Wine Challenge (Tranche 2) 2014 - BRONZE MEDAL

May 2014

Luscious, ultra-ripe and tropical fruits with spice and floral notes; very pleasant palate with a soft, dry finish.

Royal Easter Show Wine Aawards 2015 - GOLD MEDAL

March 2015

Cuisine Magazine 169 - March 2015 - FIVE STARS

March 2015

This wineries Gewürztraminer consistently impresses. The conditions were there in 2013 to do so again and the team at Lawson's Dry Hills has delivered. Lychee and rosewater notes unfold gently on the palate - this medium-style wine has the poise, depth and structural ease that come with old vine fruit.

Sydney International Wine Competition 2014 - BLUE GOLD AWARD WINNER

December 2014

International Wine Challenge (Tranche 1) 2015 - Silver Medal

Pure and clean, perfumed rose petals, exotic fruits. off-dry, round, creamy mid-palate and a spicy finish.

Lawson's Dry Hills Reserve Pinot Noir 2013

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The Marlborough Wine Show 2014 - Gold Medal

October 2014

Air New Zealand Wine Awards - Pure Gold Medal

November 2014

The Marlborough Wine Show 2014 - Classic Oak Products - Champion Pinot Noir

November 2014

Decanter World Wine Awards - Silver Medal