Young Winemaker of the Year

New Zealand Young Winemaker of the Year

This industry wide contest encourages talented young winemakers to hone their skills and raise the bar within the industry to grow the reputation and quality of premium New Zealand wine

Regional competitions cover a laboratory unit, blind tasting, budgeting, health and safety, general knowledge quiz, presentation on a given topic related to wine making and other tasks relevant to the region.  

The winner of each regional sector competes in similar events at the national final, held during the New Zealand Winegrowers annual Romeo Bragato Conference, in order to claim the title of Tonnellerie de Mercurey Young Winemaker of the Year. 

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