Sponsors

Thank you so much to our sponsors for supporting the young winemakers in our industry. This event would not be possible without your generosity. 

2023 Young Winemaker Sponsors

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Regional Venue Sponsors

National Final Venue

2023 Prizes

National Winner's Prize Package

  • The title: Tonnellerie de Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker of the Year 2023
  • Mini barrel trophy
  • $5000 Travel Grant to visit Tonnellerie de Mercurey in Burgundy
  • Opportunity to write a review of two wines alongside their photo in DrinksBiz magazine
  • Associate Judge at New World Wine Awards with all travel expenses covered by New World

Section prizes for

  • Hillebrand Gori Best Presentation
  • Fruitfed Supplies Speech
  • Indevin Wine Judging

Regional Competition Winners

Winner

  • $1,000.00 cash and a special bottle of wine from Pernod Ricard
  • Educational Trip hosted by Fruitfed Supplies with other national finalists,
  • Support to the National Final in Waipara and attend the Altogether Unique Wine Industry Celebration dinner in Christchurch (where they will give their speech)

Second Place

  • $750 cash and a special bottle of wine from Pernod Ricard
  • Plus an educational trip with NZSVO to co-incide with National Final.

Third Place

  • $500 cash and a special bottle of wine from Pernod Ricard

Other prizes

  • $250 Fruitfed voucher for best Fruitfed Supplies speech
  • Indevin Wine Judging section – a special bottle of wine from Indevin 

 

If you would like to support New Zealand’s emerging winemakers and become a sponsor of this prestigious competition, please contact Nicky Grandorge, nicky.grandorge@nzwine.com, PH: 021780948, and find out more about the various opportunities.

 

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