Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search


Sauvignon Blanc Wins Decanter Trophy

September 16, 2004

Trophy Fever - Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc Wins Decanter Trophy

On Wednesday September 15, Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2003 was awarded the International Sauvignon Blanc trophy at the Decanter World Wine Awards held in London.

Saint Clair winemaker, Matt Thomson, was at the awards to collect the trophy. This is the second trophy that Saint Clair has been awarded this month for the Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2003. Earlier this month this same wine won the top Sauvignon Blanc trophy at the International Wine Challenge, also held in London.

The last three successive vintages (2001, 2002 and 2003) of the Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc have won an outstanding 15 gold medals and 12 trophies at wine shows around the world. ‘This medal and trophy success make this wine one of New Zealand’s most awarded wines ever’, says Saint Clair managing director Neal Ibbotson.

The Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc was one of only 24 wines to receive a top award, judged from a highly competitive field of over 4,500 wines from throughout the world. Visit further background to this show and the latest awards.


© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Scoop 3.0: How You Can Help Scoop’s Evolution

We have big plans for 2018 as we look to expand our public interest journalism coverage, upgrade our publishing infrastructure and offer even more valuable business tools to commercial users of Scoop. More>>

Statistics: Butter At Record $5.67/Block; High Vegetable Prices

Rising dairy prices have pushed food prices up 2.7 percent in the year to October 2017, Stats NZ said today. This followed a 3.0 percent increase in the year to September 2017. More>>


Science: New Research Finds Herbicides Cause Antibiotic Resistance

New University of Canterbury research confirms that the active ingredients of the commonly used herbicides, RoundUp, Kamba and 2,4-D (glyphosate, dicamba and 2,4-D, respectively), each alone cause antibiotic resistance at concentrations well below label application rates. More>>


CO2 And Water: Fonterra's Environment Plans

Federated Farmers support Fonterra’s bold push to get to zero emissions of CO2 on the manufacturing side of the Co-operative, both in New Zealand and across its global network. More>>


Fisheries: Decision To Delay Monitoring ‘Fatally Flawed’

Conservation group representatives say a decision by the new Minister of Fisheries, Stuart Nash, to delay implementation of camera monitoring of fishing efforts in New Zealand is ‘fatally flawed’. More>>


Kaikōura Quakes: One Year On

State Highway One and the railway were blocked by damage and slips and the Inland Road suffered significant damage. Farms, homes and businesses suffered building and land damage. Power and internet went down, drinking water systems, sewage systems and local roads were all badly affected... More>>


  • Bill Bennett on Tech