We were very pleased to receive our results from the 2015 Royal Easter Show Wine Awards …

GOLD for our Hãhã 2014 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
SILVER for our Hãhã 2014 Hawke’s Bay Merlot
SILVER for our Hãhã 2014 Hawke’s Bay Pinot Gris

Out of a total of 1,222 wines entered for judging, only 15 Savvys won Gold, which places our Savvy in the top 7% of wines.

With this the 57th year of judging, the Royal Easter Show Wine Awards is the longest running wine judging competition in New Zealand.

The wines were judged over 13-15 February at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland by a team lead by Kate Radburnd as Chair of Judges with Mike de Garis as Deputy Chair.  The senior judges were Jim Harré, Barry Riwai, Jane Cooper, Olly Masters, Cameron Douglas MS, Emma Jenkins MW, Sam Kim, James Rowan, Ian Isaacs, Sarah Burton, Simon Waghorn, Jane Boyle, Terry Copeland, Geoff Kelly and Helen Morrison.  The associate judges were Jo Gear, Michael Bann, Jenn Parr, Brent Park, Greg Allinson, David Roper, Brandon Nash, Chloe Parkinson, Dr Rebecca Deed and Matt Murphy.  Shona Wilson was the Competition Director.