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GOLD MEDAL TINPOT HUT
2018 SAUVIGNON BLANC

Our 2018 Tinpot Hut Sauvignon Blanc has been awarded a Gold Medal at the prestigious Sommelier Wine Awards in Britain this year.

We are delighted to be one of the four Marlborough Sauvignon Blancs awarded Gold in the ‘New World: Sauvignon Blanc – New Zealand’ section of this year’s competition.

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 5 STARS TINPOT HUT
2018 SAUVIGNON BLANC

"This is fabulously fruited and expressed on the nose showing kiwifruit, feijoa, lime peel and basil aromas, followed by an intensely flavoured palate this is juicy and pristine.  The wine offers excellent fruit purity and vibrant mouthfeel, leading to a persistent refreshing finish." 
Wine Orbit, April 2019

Also awarded a Gold Medal at the New World Wine Awards in August 2018


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 
 
 
SAB18 & Medals



 

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

5 STARS FOR TINPOT HUT
2018 BARKER RIESLING

Wine Orbit has awarded a five star review for this wine; "Exhibiting elegance and poise, this impeccably composed riesling shows Gala apple, rockmelon, lime sorbet and floral characters on the nose.....   

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TINPOT HUT
2018 SAUVIGNON BLANC

"A rich, aromatic and supple style redolent of tropical fruits ranging from pineapple to passionfruit.  There's a fine line of acidity that zips through the round juicy palate, leaving a bright medium-length finish reminiscent of elderflower and passionfruit" 
~ Rebecca Gibb MW 
 

 

DISH MAGAZINE INTERVIEW
FEBRUARY 2019

Fiona was interviewed as part of an article on Women in Wine - read it here!   Read more

 

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

 

A BIG WELCOME TO GOLDEN GATE WINE COMPANY!

The latest addition to our distribution family, Golden Gate Wine Company in Hong Kong. Founded in 2004, Golden Gate Wine originally focused on quality wines from the USA, but now also offers award winning wines primarily from France, New Zealand and Australia. We are excited to be working with you!
 
 

'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!! Download the article & 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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