Air NZ Wine Awards

Michael Brajkovich

Rosé grabs judges' fancy at 2016 Air New Zealand Wine Awards


More than 90 wines out of 1400 were judged as gold medal winners. With special feature audio: Michael Brajkovich on the rise of rosé and other industry trends.

Church Road winemaker Chris Scott, right, receives the top trophy from Air New Zealand's Bruce Parton

Champion wine at Air NZ Awards has long heritage

Mon 30 Nov

The Church Road McDonald Series Hawke's Bay Syrah is named after the industry's 'godfather.' - with special audio feature.

Villa Maria founder Sir George Fistonich

Villa Maria tops gold medal list at Air NZ wine awards

Tue 10 Nov

Judges award 84 golds from more than 1400 entries at country's top competition.


NZ's first Master of Wine Michael Brajkovich dissects the Air NZ wine awards on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Winner of sparkling wine gold

$9 'supermarket' wine wins gold

Thu 15 Nov 12

Wine snobs had better watch out – cheap, mass-market wines can still be among the best.

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