• 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