Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


Gold Medals For Gibbston Highgate Estate

Gold Medals For Gibbston Highgate Estate

Gibbston Highgate Estate own by Jacques and Swava Pociecha celebrates recent wine awards. In addition to three Silver medals from New Zealand and overseas wine competitions, three Gold medals have been awarded for their SOULTAKER Central Otago Pinot Noir 2006 – WineWise Australia Small Vigneron Wine Competition 2007 (Gold Outstanding), Wine Style for Asia Singapore 2007 (Premium Gold), and Sydney International Wine Competition 2008 (TOP 100 Wines Blue-Gold Medallion Winner).

The WineWise Small Vigneron Wine Competition is Australasia’s most independent, consumer and producer focused, no sponsors included and influenced wine competition. The wines are judged against same variety wines from same regions, and then against each of the winning same variety wines from other regions.

The Wine Style for Asia Singapore show is Asia's very own wine award given to wines for their quality and readiness for the Asian market. Started in 2004, Wine Style for Asia Award is recognized for giving winners a distinctive edge over many wines in Asia.

The Sydney International Wine Competition wines were judged against entries from 454 brands from ten countries [Australia, Argentina, Canada, Chile, France, Greece, Italy, New Zealand, South Africa and USA] by an international panel of fourteen judges from seven countries. TOP 1OO WINES BLUE-GOLD AWARD wines were judged with food and are the highest scored wines. The winning wine wears the double-disc bottle medallion.

Gibbston Highgate Estate winemaker Chris Carson, a talented young Canadian, made the Soultaker 2006. Their other wines are also highly acknowledged and awarded.


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi.

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>


New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>


CDF Tim Keating: NZ Somme Centenary

"Our generals also knew what to expect, and they built that knowledge into their planning. Each of the four set-piece attacks was fought with a single brigade, with the expectation that the brigade would be used up. A fresh brigade would then be brought up to conduct the next set-piece..." More>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news