• New World Wine Awards 2015 full results

    Full results

    This year 805 wines were awarded medals, illustrating the incredible quality of wines being entered into the show. 86 Gold, 236 Silver and 483 Bronze medals were awarded.  see more

  • Meet the Wine Awards judges

    The Chair of Judges, Jim Harré, carefully selected 12 experienced wine judges for the 2015 New World Wine Awards. He specifically sought well known and well respected judges, who could provide a range of expertise on different styles and varietals of wine.   see more

  • The judging process

    This year we had a record number of entries with 1,309 wines from 185 wineries judged over 3 days.  see more

  • Wine competitions and what the medals mean

    Wine has always been on show - an agricultural product that has always stood alongside other products like meat and vegetables on display in village fetes and market days, probably since Roman times.  see more

  • The role of the steward

    The back room

    All wine shows in New Zealand and overseas have two parts to them – the front and the back. The front is the judges, the back is covered by stewards. The stewards deliver the right wine to the right judge at the right time for the judging process to take place.  see more