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

 

Daniel Le Brun Scores Hat-Trick at NZ’s Biggest Wine Show

Daniel Le Brun Scores Hat-Trick at NZ’s Biggest Wine Show

The New Zealand premium sparkling brand, Daniel Le Brun, scooped three gold medals at the recently held 2015 New Zealand International Wine Show.

In an exceptional display of consistency, the Daniel Le Brun Brut Non-Vintage, Daniel Le Brun Rosé and the Daniel Le Brun 2009 Blanc de Blancs were all awarded with gold medals, from a pool of over 2,000 wine entries worldwide.

Daniel Le Brun’s three winning wines will be formally honoured along with other medallists at the 2015 Awards Dinner, to be held at Auckland’s Crowne Plaza Hotel on September 26 2015.

Daniel Le Brun winemaker, Andrew Petrie, says the awards are testament to the brand’s consistency over the past ten years. “Daniel Le Brun represents the best New Zealand méthode has to offer. Being awarded three gold medals is a great honour for us.”

Daniel Le Brun heralds from Marlborough, widely acknowledged as one of the world’s best sparkling wine-growing regions outside of Champagne itself, and produces wines by following the same traditional technique used in Champagne, earning the classification of ‘Méthode Traditionnelle’.

Daniel le Brun is also a member of Methode Marlborough, a society formed in 2013 to communicate the quality and heritage of Marlborough traditional method sparkling wines. “This result, up against a number of superstars from Champagne, shows the fantastic potential the Marlborough region has for producing world class methode sparkling wine, a message the society is passionately conveying to the world” says Petrie.

The brand has become a firm favourite with New Zealand sparkling drinkers, experiencing rapid growth over the past three years.

“While the Brut Non-Vintage is always a popular choice, the growing appreciation for Rosé and Blanc de Blanc show New Zealanders are looking for new and interesting expressions of sparkling to try,” Petrie says.

The New Zealand International Wine Show is the largest wine competition held in the country. Entry is open for wines from around the world, made from any variety.

This year 2,103 entries were received from 10 countries resulting in 221 Gold, 386 Silver and 910 Bronze Medals being awarded. The judging took place from September 7 to 9, and was chaired by Bob Campbell MW with assistant Chief Judges Larry McKenna, John Hancock and Kym Milne MW.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Frog Recruitment: Kiwi Workers Reluctant To Make Business Trips Across The Ditch Despite Trans-Tasman Bubble Opening

When the trans-Tasman travel bubble opens today, many Kiwi companies won't be rushing to buy an air ticket, reluctant to cross the ditch to do business. The latest survey conducted by leading recruitment agency, Frog Recruitment of nearly 1,000 New Zealand ... More>>

Tourism: Employers Welcome Back Working Holidaymakers

Tourism businesses gearing up for the return of Australian visitors from next week will be relieved to learn that they will also have access to an offshore pool of much-needed job candidates, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. Tourism employers around ... More>>

Commerce Commission: Latest Broadband Report Confirms Improved Performance Of Premium Fibre Plans

The latest report from the Commerce Commission’s Measuring Broadband New Zealand programme shows that the performance of Fibre Max plans has improved substantially. This follows a collaboration between the Commission, its independent testing partner, ... More>>

Air New Zealand: Capital Raise Deferred

Air New Zealand has decided to defer its planned capital raise to later in 2021 allowing more time to assess the impacts of recent developments on the airline’s path to recovery. 'We’ve seen some clearing of COVID-19 clouds recently, with ... More>>


Stats NZ: New Report Shows Impact Of Demands On Land In New Zealand

A new environmental report released today by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ, presents new data on New Zealand’s land cover, soil quality, and land fragmentation. The land cover data in the report, Our land 2021 , provides the most ... More>>

ALSO:

Stats NZ: March Card Spending Rebounds Despite COVID

There was a lift in retail card spending in March following a fall in the lockdown-disrupted February month, Stats NZ said today. Seasonally adjusted retail card spending rose by $53 million (0.9 percent), compared with February 2021. Visit our website to read ... More>>

PwC: Outcome Of Review Into Air New Zealand Gas Turbines Business

Air New Zealand has received the report into its Gas Turbines business from independent external advisers PwC. Air New Zealand Chairman Dame Therese Walsh says the report identified a range of effective controls in the Gas Turbines revenue contracting ... More>>