2016 Results

We are please to announce the results of the 2016 NZ Organic Wine Awards.

Many thanks to all of the vineyards who participated in this years awards, as well as judges and other volunteers who made these awards possible.

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Please click the results below for tasting notes (will be available throughout the next few months).

NZ Organic Wine Awards Vineyard of the Year: Greystone
NZ Organic Wine Awards Sustainable Vineyard of the Year: Loveblock
NZ Organic Wine Awards Wine of Show: Terrace Edge 2014 Liquid Geography Riesling

 

Gold

The following wines have been awarded the highest accolades available.

Greystone 2015 Riesling
Black Estate 2015 Damsteep Riesling
Terrace Edge 2014 Liquid Geography Riesling
Urlar 2015 Noble Riesling
Greystone 2015 Gewurztraminer
Greystone 2015 Pinot Gris
Quartz Reef 2014 Pinot Gris
The Darling 2013 Chardonnay
The Darling 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Villa Maria 2015 Single Vineyard Templar Organic Sauvignon Blanc
Kaimira Estate 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Black Estate 2015 Netherwood Rose
Richmond Plains 2015 Blanc de Noir
Hans Herzog Estate 2012 Tempranillo
Muddy Water 2014 Pinot Noir
Villa Maria 2013 Single Vineyard The Attorney Organic Pinot Noir
Babich Family Estates 2014 Headwaters Organic Pinot Noir

Silver
The following wines have been awarded a 2016 Silver Medal.

Urlar 2014 Riesling
Greenhough Hope Vineyard 2013 Riesling
Loveblock 2014 Gewürztraminer
Huia 2015 Gewürztraminer
Odyssey 2015 Pinot Gris
Greystone 2015 Sand Dollar Pinot Gris
Hans Herzog 2015 Estate Pinot Gris
Black Estate 2015 Home Chardonnay
Huia Chardonnay 2014
Supernatural Wine Co. 2014 Green Glow (Skin Fermented Sauvignon Blanc)
Greenhough 2015 Hope Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc
Giesen 2015 Organic Sauvignon Blanc
Yealands Estate 2015 Single Block M2 Organic Sauvignon Blanc
Quartz Reef NV Methode Traditionelle Brut
Richmond Plains 2014 Pinot Noir
Te Mania 2013 Reserve Pinot Noir
Soderberg 2014 Home Block, Single Vineyard Pinot Noir

Bronze
The following wines have been awarded a 2016 Bronze Medal.

Kaimira Estate 2015 Riesling ITI Selection
Kaimira Estate 2015 Gewürztraminer
Huia 2013 Pinot Gris
Babich Family Estates 2015 Headwaters Organic Chardonnay
Sunset Valley Vineyard 2015 Chardonnay Reserve
Walnut Block 2015 Nutcracker Sauvignon Blanc
Loveblock 2014 Sauvignon Blanc
Te Mania 2014 Reserve Pinot Noir
The Darling 2013 Pinot Noir
Seresin Estate 2014 Pinot Noir