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Tonnellerie de Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker 2016

Tonnellerie de Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker 2016

Blending knowledge, skill and passion for New Zealand’s premium winemaking future

Entries are now open for 2016. Who will take out the title this year?

This exciting competition for NZ winemakers under 30 years old was held for the first time last year and proved to be a challenging yet fun and very rewarding competition. Contestants felt it increased their winemaking skills, knowledge and confidence as well as building important contacts for their future careers.

The competition is a fantastic forum to help discover and develop talented young winemakers for New Zealand’s future. This helps ensure that the international love and respect for our high quality and diverse range of wines continues to grow for many years to come.

NZ Young Winemaker of the Year, which complements NZ Young Viticulturist of the Year, follows a similar format. Contestants need to complete a range of questions both practical and theoretical testing them on the huge range of skills and knowledge involved in the winemaking process. Regional competitions are held and the winners from these go through to compete at the National Final which is held in conjunction with Bragato in August.

Dates for this year’s competition are:

Hawke’s Bay: 1 July 2016 at EIT

Marlborough: 8 July 2016 at MRC

Central Otago: tbc

National Final: w/c 22 August in conjunction with Bragato, Marlborough

The Tonnellerie de Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker of the Year 2015 was Lauren Swift from Ash Ridge Wines.

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