2017 Results

We are please to announce the results of the 2017 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. To download a full press release please Click Here Please click the results below for tasting notes […]

Hans Herzog Estate 2012 Tempranillo

Wine: Hans Herzog Estate 2012 Tempranillo Awarded: Gold  (2016) Region: Marlborough Website: http://www.herzog.co.nz/ Notes: One of only a handful of NZ grown Tempranillo’s, and certainly the only organic certified Tempranillo we could find, this Spanish varietal has been expertly nurtured by the wizards at Hans Herzog. Strong, dark ruby in color. Powerful stonefruit aroma’s present alongside oak, chocolate and tobacco. […]

Richmond Plains 2015 Blanc de Noir

Wine: Richmond Plains 2015 Blanc de Noir Awarded: Gold  (2016) Region: Nelson Website: http://organicwines.co.nz/ Buy: Click here Notes: An almost unique wine in New Zealand, think an elegant champagne without the bubbles. An attractive light pinkish hue in the glass, this white wine made from 100% pinot noir makes the perfect aperitif, especially in summer months. […]

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. To download a full press release please Click Here Please click the results below for tasting notes […]

Kaimira Estate – 2015 Sustainable Vineyard of the Year

NZ Organic Wine Awards: Sustainable Vineyard of the year 2015: Kaimira Estate For 2015 we introduced a new accolade to our arsenal, the sustainable vineyard of the year.  Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand (SWNZ)  maintains and checks (through external audits) a hugely credible system to ensure that accredited vineyards follow a ‘best practice model of environmental practices […]

2015 Results

We are please to announce the results of the 2015 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. To download a full press release please click here. (3mb) Please click the results below for tasting […]

NZ Organic Wine Awards Results 2014

We are very pleased to announce the medals awarded in the inaugural ‘NZ Organic Wine Awards’. We received a high number of excellent wines, the best wines in category have been awarded the below. To download the full results release, please click here. — OrganicWineAwards Elite awards are given to Sauvignon Blanc’s over $20, and Pinot Noir […]

Why not Organic?

Why not Organic?  This is a question I’ve been asked a lot recently whilst talking to people about the virtues or organic wine. Especially by those who buy organic fruit and vegetables, have organic gardens, and generally consider themselves to be ‘pro organic’. However after asking them which wine they buy regularly, surprise, surprise, it […]

Entries now live!

We are now taking entries for the very first of a new breed of wine awards! Rule 1 – wine submitted must be 100% organic certified. That’s it! Entry form is here! Entry Form