Eight of the wineries who’ll be at Pinot Noir 2010 have won 18 top awards in two separate wine competitions recently.
“We expect many of the other 100 participating wineries to win honours for their Pinot Noir before Pinot Noir 2010 kicks off on February 1 next year,” said Pinot Noir 2010 Chairman, Alastair Maling MW.
Pinot Noir 2010 is a celebration of all things Pinot. In four days delegates will be exposed to New Zealand’s finest wine, cuisine and entertainment in an event designed to capture the heart and soul of the New Zealand winemaking experience.
“The recent medals are a real stamp of approval for our Pinot Noir, and another compelling reason to join us for the Pinot Noir 2010 event to sample our finest offerings and discover for yourself why New Zealand produces world-class Pinot Noir.” Mr Maling said.
[Editor’s note: full list of awards won by Pinot Noir 2010 participating wineries at the end of this release.]
Mr Maling says Pinot Noir 2010 is a unique opportunity to discover why New Zealand produces the Pinot Noir of choice from the new world, and how our distinctive geography and the passion of our winemakers creates unique and distinct regional personalities in our Pinot Noir.
“By working with all New Zealand wineries and a stellar cast of internationally renowned speakers, the event will attract the right winemakers, trade representatives, media and Pinot lovers, both international and national, therefore if you’re serious about Pinot Noir – this event is the place to be.”
“Take advantage of your visit and discover more of New Zealand by attending the Syrah and Aromatic Symposia in our beautiful Hawkes Bay and Nelson regions either side of the Pinot Noir 2010 celebration.”
Numbers are strictly limited so visit the website www.pinotnoir2010.co.nz and register now for this spectacular celebration of Pinot Noir. Also - take advantage of the favourable exchange rate if you’re registering from overseas or booking accommodation and airfares.
Villa Maria – Reserve Pinot Noir 2007
Villa Maria Estate
Gibbston Valley Wines – Gold River Pinot Noir 2008
Wild Rock Wine Company – Pinot Noir 2008
Villa Maria – Reserve Pinot Noir 2007 (Gold)
Villa Maria – Single Vineyard Rutherford Pinot Noir 2007 (Gold)
Villa Maria – Cellar Selection Marlborough Pinot Noir 2007 (Silver)
Wither Hills – Pinot Noir 2007 (Bronze)
Villa Maria – Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Pinot Noir 2007 (Bronze)
Villa Maria – Private Bin Pinot Noir 2007 (Bronze)
Wild Rock Wine Company – Wild Rock 'Cupids Arrow' Pinot Noir 2007 (Bronze)
Nautilus Pinot Noir, Marlborough 2007
Olssens Jackson Barry Pinot Noir 2007
Olssens Slapjack Creek Pinot Noir 2007
Villa Maria Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Pinot Noir 2007
Waitiri Creek Pinot Noir 2007
Wooing Tree Beetle Juice 2007
Wooing Tree Pinot Noir 2007