The Marlborough Wine Show was established in 2011 to demonstrate to international media and markets, the significant sub-regional and style diversity of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and to showcase the region’s wide range of other grape varieties and respective wine styles.

The 2019 Marlborough Wine Show

Entries open 12 August

Judging: 25- 27 September
Celebration Lunch: 25 October

Enter online via Wineshow website

Previous winners

Chief Judge Oliver Masters spoke of the 2015 judging event, reporting that the 2015 Sauvignon Blancs were the strongest line-up of the varietal that he’d ever judged.

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The Marlborough Wine Show will continue to review and assess entries using three panels of experienced judges led by a respected industry chairperson and panel of expert senior and up-and-coming associate judges.  The show will reward top-performing wines with trophies, gold, silver and bronze medals. The show provides a relevant, credible platform for Marlborough producers to promote their wines and will also be a celebration of excellence – not only of Marlborough wines, but the local industry as a whole.

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Entries to the 2019 Marlborough Wine Show are now open! All entries must be completed online via the Wineshow website (link below). Legacy class and wine of provenance class entries are to be completed manually. View the entry details, schedule of classes and all entry forms online via the button below.   Key dates for … Continue reading…

Pinot Noir the Big Winner at Marlborough Wine Show

Press Release October 26, 2018   Pinot Noir the big winner at Marlborough Wine Show Pinot Noirs ranging from 2012 to 2017 took out the three major awards at this year’s Marlborough Wine Show. Winner of the OI International Wine of the Show was Villa Maria’s Single Vineyard Seddon Pinot Noir 2015. Chair of Judges, … Continue reading…

Eleven varieties, 38 Gold Medals at Marlborough Wine Show

Press Release October 23, 2018 Eleven varieties, 38 Gold Medals at Marlborough Wine Show Marlborough showed its vast strength at this year’s Marlborough Wine Show, with 11 varieties taking out 38 gold medals. It was Pinot Noir that topped the gold medal table, with a total of 12 awarded. Chief Judge Jack Glover says the … Continue reading…

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