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Winemaker's footsteps are the best fertiliser

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Winemaker's footsteps are the best fertiliser

Written by Victoria Clark

If there’s one thing Heidi Seifried-Houghton has learned from almost two decades of wine-making, it’s the importance of ‘being in touch’ with the grapes as they’re growing.

There is an old and very true saying in Europe, she says – “the best fertiliser for the vineyard is the winemaker’s footsteps.”  

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Sweet Agnes

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Sweet Agnes

Great article on our own Sweet Agnes from Women In Wine NZ:

Agnes Seifried from Sefried Estate in Nelson is another of our great pioneers of the New Zealand wine industry. Enjoy reading her story below and how hard work and passion have led to such well earned success.

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Air NZ Wine Awards 2017 Golds

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Air NZ Wine Awards 2017 Golds

Following three days of judging over 1,300 wines, the gold medals have been awarded in this year’s Air New Zealand Wine Awards, with Nelson producers Seifried Estate and Falcon Ridge Estate earning a gold medal each for Aotea by the Seifried Family Méthode Traditionnelle Nelson NV and Falcon Ridge Estate Syrah Nelson 2016 respectively.

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Nelson Sauvignon Blanc

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Nelson Sauvignon Blanc

Hear more about Sauvignon Blanc from outside of Marlborough; in particular from Nelson's Andrew Greenhough and Hermann Seifried, along with wimemakers from Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa and Canterbury. 

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2016 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

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2016 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Another successful haul of medals at this years Air New Zealand Wine Awards, where 1,392 wines were entered. 6.5 percent of entries were awarded Gold Medals and 70% of all entries received awards.

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40th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS & BEST SAUVIGNON BLANC

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40th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS & BEST SAUVIGNON BLANC

2016 marks 40 years since the pioneering family-owned winemakers, Seifried Estate, first grape harvest.  And with all three Seifried children, Heidi, Chris & Anna fully involved in the business, over 250 hectares of sustainably accredited Estate owned vineyards, and exports to over 20 countries around the globe, this 40th birthday year is proving to be a great one.

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Triple Trophy Triumph

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Triple Trophy Triumph

Not only did Nelson play host to the gala dinner for the largest premier wine competition in New Zealand, the Air New Zealand Wine Awards, it also took out three of the eighteen trophies awarded at the dinner. 

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Winning across the Tasman too

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Winning across the Tasman too

In its 34th year of competition, the Sydney International Wine Competitions' main aim is to offer consumers independent information to help in their choice of wines more likely to enhance the pleasures of the daily dining experience and, by so doing, to add enjoyment and contentment to their everyday lives. And it's great to know that Nelson Wines are considered amongst that choice of wines!

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Flying high

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Flying high

The Air New Zealand Wine Awards is the premier wine competition in New Zealand. This year, following 1,407 wines entered, judges awarded 84 gold medals to wines from around the country with four gold medals awarded to Nelson wines.

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Nelson results at The New Zealand International Wine Show 2015

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Nelson results at The New Zealand International Wine Show 2015

The New Zealand International Wine Show is the largest wine competition held in New Zealand. Entry is open for wines from any country and made from any variety. This year 2103 entries were received from 10 countries resulting in 221 Gold, 386 Silver and 910 Bronze Medals being awarded. The judging took place from 7th through 9th September, and was chaired by Bob Campbell MW with assistant Chief Judges Larry McKenna, John Hancock and Kym Milne MW.

Nelson wineries took home three Gold medals this year along with a swag of Silver and Bronze medals:

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Bragato Champion Gewürztraminer and Gold Medals

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Bragato Champion Gewürztraminer and Gold Medals

The Bragato Wine Awards, held each year as part of the New Zealand Winegrowers Romeo Bragato National Conference, are awarded to the grower for viticultural excellence. The competition recognises that growing excellent grapes is the foundation of making wines of true quality. The Trophies were presented at the Bragato Dinner in Hawke’s Bay on 27 August. 

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Four Gold Medals

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Four Gold Medals

Four Gold Medals for first-time entrants Seifried Estate at the Berliner Wein Trophy 2015 in Germany.
Three new vintage Sauvignon Blanc’s and a Late Harvest Riesling from New Zealand’s Seifried Estate, have earned Gold Medals at this year’s Berliner Wein Trophy in Germany.

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Nelson Wineries awarded gold

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Nelson Wineries awarded gold

The results of the fifth Spiegelau International Wine Competition have been announced and three Nelson Wineries have been awarded golds across multiple varieties, continuing proof that Nelson wines are world class.

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