New Zealand Young Winemaker Competition
This was the second year of the competition for talented young NZ winemakers, under 30 years old.
Congratulations to Alex Roper from Mission Estate, who became the Hawke’s Bay Tonnellerie de Mercurey Young Winemaker of the Year 2016. Alex also came second in the National Final during the Romeo Bragato conference on 23-25 August 2016. Well done Alex! Congratulations also to Tom Hindmarsh from Dry River in Martinborough, who came second and also went through to compete in the National Final. And congratulations to Brad Frederickson from Hawke’s Bay Wine Company, who came third in the regional competition.
A huge thank you to our 2016 regional sponsors – see you all next year!