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Wooing Tree Pinot Noir 2009 wins Trophy in Hong Kong

Wooing Tree Pinot Noir 2009 wins Trophy at the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Competition

Wooing Tree Pinot Noir 2009 wins the Trophy for the Best Wine with Peking duck at the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition.

The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition is a unique event and the first of its kind. Run in partnership with the London-based International Wine & Spirit Competition, which has been running for 40 years and is the world’s premier platform for recognising quality in the industry, the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition is created specifically for the Asian market by those who know and are intimately involved in the region.

Debra Meiburg MW, director of the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong IWSC, said "The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong IWSC is the world's first authentically Asian wine competition, supported by key factors such as Asian judges, the inclusion of Chinese food and wine pairing categories, and awards for the best wines produced in key Asian countries, including China.

The competition results will offer the Asian wine consumer the ultimate guide to purchasing wine that is sensitive to the Asian palate and cultural consumption patterns. Co-owner Steve Farquharson was extremely delighted to have won another trophy in a major completion and commented “it is very significant to gain recognition in the world’s fastest growing wine market, especially for the wine pairing with the Chinese classic Peking duck” He added “looks like we will be celebrating with Wooing Tree Pinot Noir and Peking Duck very soon.

Wooing Tree is situated in the heart of Central Otago next to Cromwell and opposite the big fruit sculpture. The family owned and run single vineyard site specialises in Pinot Noir and also produces a Rosé and a still Blanc de Noir called “Blondie” from the same grapes.
The Wooing Tree Pinot Noir 2009 is no stranger to success, having already won golds this year at the San Francisco International Wine Competition, New Zealand International Wine Show and being awarded 5 stars and top 10 in the Cuisine Magazine Pinot Noir tasting. Wooing Tree has had a remarkable first few years, 7 trophies, numerous gold medals, 5 star ratings, and praise from wine writers worldwide

Wooing Tree wines are available at fine wine stores and restaurants throughout New Zealand and many overseas countries. See

Wooing Tree is currently exported to Australia, UK, Ireland, Sweden, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, China, Canada (Ontario and Quebec) Hong Kong, Macua, Malaysia and Korea. We are seeking distribution in other countries, including the US.


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