Latest News & Reviews

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

BREAKING NEWS - BEST PINOT NOIR

Great News for us here at Lawson's Dry Hills, we have just been informed that our Pinot Noir 2009 has been award DOUBLE GOLD - BEST PINOT NOIR at The San Francisco International Wine Competition 2012.

Read more

COOL GOLD

Our recently released Gewürztraminer 2010 has wone a GOLD MEDAL at the International Cool Climate Wine Show 2012. The wine show is hosted by The Red Hill Show Society in Australia.

Read more

Decanter World Wine Awards.

Our currnet release 2009 Pinot Noir has won another SILVER MEDAL at the Decanter World Wine Awards (2012) in the U.K, The Pioneer Pinot Gris 2010 also won a SILVER MEDAL.

Read more

INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE

Great news... we have just won our first GOLD MEDAL at the International Wine Challenge 2012 with our Lawson's Dry Hills Pinot Noir 2010. Our Lawson's Dry Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2011 won a SILVER MEDAL. The Pinot Noir 2010 will be released shortly and the Sauvignon Blanc 2011 is our current release and we do have stocks available.

Read more

NEW RELEASES

We have just released the Lawson's Dry Hills Riesling 2009 and the Gewürztraminer 2010 at the cellar door. Both are outstanding wines and similar in style to the award winning previous vintages. Unfortunately this means we are completely sold out of the Riesing 2008 and the Gewürztraminer 2009.

Read more

Sustainable Winegrowing International Wine Competition Trophy Decanter International Trophy

Awarded the world’s best Sauvignon Blanc producer in 2013

Lawson’s Dry Hills is on Alabama Road, Blenheim, Marlborough.

Our cellar door is open daily from 10am until 5pm, seven days a week during the summer, we are closed on all Public Holidays and winter weekends during June/July/August. Call us on +64 3 578 7674 or email wine@lawsonsdryhills.co.nz

Licence # 052/OFF/023/2016
exp. 03/07/2019 

Join our mailing list and get our quarterly newsletter when you fill in your details and we’ll send it to you.