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Previously known as the Air New Zealand Wine Awards and the Bragato Wine Awards, the New Zealand Wine of the Year™ Awards is the official wine competition of the New Zealand wine industry. Join us in celebrating excellence in New Zealand wine.
Meet the Judging Team for 2019
NZ Wine of the Year entries open on August 5 2019. Judging commences on the 14-17 October. The Trophy winners will be presented at the NZ Wine Awards dinner on the 16 November.
See all the winners here.
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The annual New Zealand Wine Awards is a celebration of the achievements of the New Zealand wine industry.
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