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'Pick the Trophies' Challenge - New Zealand International Wine Show 2017

Starts: Thursday 5 October 2017 18:00
Type: Event
Venue: Crowne Plaza
City: Auckland
Country: New Zealand

This is a unique tasting in association with the New Zealand International Wine Show with all of the gold medal winners (ie the Champions List) available for the public to taste.

The 'Challenge' is for people to try and pick at least four of the Trophies, which the judges have already chosen, and which are subsequently announced at the Awards Dinner. Every person who can pick at least four Trophy winners goes into a prize draw to win a gift voucher from First Glass Wines & Spirits Ltd.

 Closing date for entries Thurs 7 Sep

Closing date for receipt of wine samples Wed 13 Sep

Set up day Sun 17 Sep

Judging 18 - 20 Sep

Wineries notified of embargoed results 21 - 22 Sep

Medal results available online Mon 25 Sep

Champions list / Gold medal public tasting Thu 5 Oct

Awards dinner Sat 7 Oct

Trophy results available online Mon 9 Oct

Publication of trophy winners and The Champions List in the Sunday Star Times and NZ Herald

Sun 15 Oct

Dates and some aspects of the promotional programme may be subject to change at the discretion of the competition organisers. 



TEL +64 9 4866415 FAX +64 9 4866416 E-MAIL:
Organiser: Kingsley Wood
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