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AIR NEW ZEALAND GOLDS.

Lawson's Dry Hills has been awarded two gold medals at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2010. The two aromatic styles that won the gold medals were the Lawson's Dry Hills Riesling 2007 (our current vintage) and the soon to be released Lawson's Dry Hills Late Harvest Gewürztraminer 2007 (December 1st). The 2007 Riesling has already won a trophy and two gold medals at other wine...

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BEST NEW ZEALAND RIESLING.

Our 2008 Riesling has taken the trophy for the BEST NEW ZEALAND RIESLING at the the CANBERRA INTERNATIONAL RIESLING CHALLENGE 2010. This is the second time Lawson's Dry Hills has taken this trophy, our 2006 Riesling took the honours at the 2008 Challenge.

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FAMILY OF TWELVE.

A short film about New Zealand's Family of Twelve wine family will feature on the Air New Zealand inflight entertainment system from November 2010 through till October 2011.....if you are flying with Air New Zealand, just click on WATCH then TELEVISION then LIFESTYLE then HARVEST......and enjoy.

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GOLD FOR PINOT GRIS

The Sauvignon Blanc 2010 is a new release and will be in retail store shortly. The Pinot Gris 2009 is now in short supply, we only have a few bottles left at the winery and some may remain in retail stores.

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SPECTACULAR SPECTATOR SAUVIGNON.

WINE SPECTATOR - May 31st 2010 - SPECTATOR SELECTIONS - SMART BUYS - Lawson's Dry Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2009 - 91 POINTS - Light in style, generous in flavour, offering fresh, coconut-scented pineapple and lime flavours. Finishes with a creamy texture against zippy acidity.

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THE PIONEER LAUNCH.

In early February 2010, "The Pioneer " range of wines were successfully launched in Auckland at Clooney Restaurant. The event was attended by nine of New Zealand's top wine and food commentators, together with twenty two selected guests. The wines were matched with Clooney's wonderful food, a particular favourite being the Eastherbrook Farms Quail with Foie Gras mousse, pickled nashi,...

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SUSTAINABLE WINEMAKING.

We employ best possible practise in all areas of the winemaking process, we employ the simple maxim - REDUCE - REUSE - RECYCLE.

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LAWSON'S DRY HILLS WINS RIESLING TROPHY.

The Riesling 2007 continues the winning style that Lawson's Dry Hills has developed over past years. Please check out the accolades section of our website to view the awards given to our Rieslings.

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THREE MORE GOLDS.

The three  golds are: Pinot Noir 2007 - The Vintage Cellars National Wine Show of Australia. Riesling 2006 - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards. Gewürztraminer 2008 -Royal Easter Show Wine Awards. All three wines are currently available from wine retailers nationwide or from Lawson's Dry Hills Cellar Door.

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Vintage Report 2009.

The growing season started with good weather over flowering (November/December), always a promising sign. Early 2009 produced one of the hottest/driest Januarys on record followed by one of the coldest/wettest Februarys on record ! At the end of February it was difficult to see where the vintage was headed. Fortunately as so often happens we had wonderful weather during March and...

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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 

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