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BLUE GOLD TOP 100
IN SYDNEY

Following on from the exceptional success of our 98 point 2016 vintage, our 2017 Tinpot Hut Sauvignon Blanc has been awarded a Top 100 Blue Gold Medal at the Sydney International Wine Competition in November. Judges Warren Gibson said ”Very attractive. Fresh and vibrant. Excellent wine. Lifted and pure with excellent richness and length...”
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'EXCEPTIONAL' 98 POINT
2016 SAUVIGNON BLANC!

Our 2016 vintage Tinpot Hut Sauvignon Blanc received the equal highest score ever for a Sauvignon Blanc — a near-perfect 98 points from Decanter Magazine.  Prior to this, no Sauvignon Blanc from anywhere in the world has ever been rated “98 points” by the prestigious UK magazine.  This rating is one for us to treasure!!

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ABOUT US

Tinpot Hut’s owner and winemaker Fiona Turner began developing her Blind River “Home Block” vineyard in Marlborough’s Awatere Valley with husband Hamish in 2005... Read more 
 
 
Tinpot Hut Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc awards



 

 
Turner Home Block vineyard
 
Hamish Turner
Dog Turner vineyard Home Block
 
Fiona Turner standing hands in pockets

VINTAGE 2017

December 2017.... A wet winter was well and truly left behind as we enjoyed a dry and warm spring with Niwa forecasting warmer and drier than average weather on the East Coast for the next 3 months. 

 
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5 STARS, NOW GOLD

Having been reviewed at 5 stars by Wine Orbit in June, our fabulous 2015 Tinpot Hut Turner Vineyard Marlborough Riesling went on to win a GOLD medal at the NZ International Wine Show in September. “Wonderfully harmonious and balanced, and finishes long and delicious”.  Read more

GRÜNER GOLD

 Hot on the heels of the Gold Medal at the Royal Easter Show in February, our 2016 Tinpot Hut McKee Vineyard Grüner Veltliner again won Gold at the Bragato Wine Awards in August. Only one of two Grüner Veltliner Gold Medals awarded in the Emerging White Wines category, this wine is one to watch!
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Fi Turner with dogs at beach

 

FIONA TURNER - OWNER & WINEMAKER

 
Since graduating with a Master of Science (Hons) Fiona Turner has immersed herself in the wine industry.

Now, with over 20 years winemaking experience in Marlborough – along with vintages in Hawkes Bay, Central Otago and California – Fiona focuses on fine aromatics, balance and integration when making our Tinpot Hut wine.


“That teams of highly attuned sommeliers keep on picking it out for Gold, blind, year after year, vintage after vintage is a truly remarkable testament to the vineyards and the winemaker” Sommelier Wine Awards, UK


 
 

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“Love your wine, always have some in the cellar”
Jamie Oliver, Chef and Restaurateur

OTHER NEWS

  • PRIDE OF PORTLAND CHORUS

    We were delighted to support the Pride of Portland Chorus when they travelled around NZ in February/March. They are the premier women's acapella chorus of the Pacific North West and currently ranked in the top 5 Sweet Adeline Choruses in the US. Read more
  • MISS COOK ISLANDS

    Our Tinpot Hut Pinot Gris, Rose and Syrah were recently poured at an event hosted at the residence of the NZ High Commissioner to the Cook Islands. Read more
 

CONTACT US

PHONE

+ 64 3 579 2024
 

FAX

+ 64 3 579 2025
 

EMAIL

info@tinpothut.co.nz

ADDRESS

2A Opawa Street, Blenheim 7201,  
New Zealand

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