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Pinot Noir 2010 wineries win in Hong Kong

Its 2007 Pinot Noir win Best New World Pinot, it also won the South China Morning Post trophy for Best (overall) Pinot Noir.

“The win was richly deserved,” said competition director and judge, Simon Tam.
“New Zealand Pinot Noir is simply going from strength to strength and I am looking forward to being a speaker and panellist at Pinot Noir 2010 in New Zealand in February next year,” he said.

Over 1,300 wines were entered in the competition, with 120 of these being Pinot Noir. And along with Wooing Tree, 20 other Pinot Noir 2010 wineries also won medals at the event.

“This is simply a fantastic result and really shows the strength of our offering in this part of the world,” says Pinot Noir 2010 chair and Villa Maria group winemaker, Alastair Maling MW. “And with China now our fourth largest Pinot Noir market, the trophies and medals take on a special significance.”

The 21 wineries who won medals and trophies will all be at Pinot Noir 2010 in February next year.  Pinot Noir 2010 is New Zealand’s most significant international wine event bringing together New Zealand’s top 100+ Pinot producers with up to 400 of the most internationally significant wine critics, commentators and trade.

Pinot Noir 2010 winners

Amisfield Pinot Noir 2007
Grasshopper Rock Pinot Noir 2007
Tohu Pinot Noir 2007
Wither Hills 2007 Pinot Noir
Wooing Tree Pinot Noir 2007

Ara Resolute Pinot Noir 2007
Domain Road Pinot Noir 2006
Mt Difficulty Single Vineyard Long Gully Pinot Noir 2007
Mud House, Pinot Noir 2008
Nevis Bluff Pinot Noir 2006
Pisa Range Estate "Black Poplar Block" Pinot Noir 2007
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 12 Lone Gum Pinot Noir 2007
Tarras Vineyards The Canyon Pinot Noir 2007
Villa Maria Pinot Noir, Cellar Selection 2008
Waitiri Creek Pinot Noir 2007illa Maria Pinot Noir, Cellar Selection 2008

Grasshopper Rock Pinot Noir
Hawkshead Pinot Noir
Montana Reserve Marlborough Pinot Noir
Montana Terraces Marlborough Pinot Noir
Mt Beautiful Pinot Noir
Mt Difficulty Roaring Meg Pinot Noir
Saint Clair Pinot Noir
Stoneleigh Marlborough Pinot Noir
Villa Maria Reserve Pinot Noir
Vynfields Reserve Pinot Noir
Waitiri Creek Pinot Noir
Wild Earth Pinot Noir


1 November 2009 - James Graham