Saint Clair awarded 9 medals at SFIWC 2014

Saint Clair awarded 9 medals at SFIWC 2014

Saint Clair Family Estate wines were awarded nine medals, including a double gold and three golds, at the 2014 San Francisco International Wine Competition. Held at the distinguished Hotel Nikko in San Francisco last month, this year was the … [Read more...]

Favourite Tweets from June 2014

Cheers @saintclairwine for sponsoring the NMIT futures day. Loved inspiring our young folk to join the industry w you pic.twitter.com/L6CG8QCou9 — Wine Marlborough (@winemarlborough) June 6, 2014   Wonderful European #wine tasting w Andrew … [Read more...]

Revamp for Saint Clair cellar door

Revamp for Saint Clair cellar door

A mid-winter Christmas may be the norm for our friends in the northern hemisphere, but in New Zealand where the festive season is celebrated at the height of summer, a mid-winter Christmas party helps brighten the spirits during the winter … [Read more...]

Saint Clair’s 2014-vintage wines shaping up nicely

Tastings of the Saint Clair 2014-vintage wines are a major part of the daily routine right now, as the winemaking team make their final adjustments before the wines are bottled and released. Several wine varieties including chardonnay, sauvignon … [Read more...]

How to taste wine with Ibbo

Tasting wine doesn't need to be complicated or intimidating, according to Saint Clair Family Estate founder and managing director Neal Ibbotson. He’s not detracting from the hundreds of hours and enormous amounts of expertise that goes into making … [Read more...]

Four golds for Saint Clair in IWC

Four golds for Saint Clair in IWC

Four Saint Clair wines have been awarded gold medals in the largest international wine competition in North America. This is the first year Saint Clair has entered the Canada International Wine Championship, and the team are elated with their … [Read more...]

Saint Clair in the UK for the London Wine Fair

Saint Clair in the UK for the London Wine Fair

In a whirlwind of wining, dining and catching up with long-term friends and associates, some of the Saint Clair family swapped emails for handshakes when they attended the annual London Wine Fair this week. Hundreds of wine producers, … [Read more...]

Saint Clair’s favourite Tweets of May 2014

Wow, it's June already! And here's all our favourite tweets from last month, bursting with good times from the Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Half Marathon, World Sauvignon Blanc Day and the London Wine Fair. Thanks for sharing the love … [Read more...]

Winemaking – it’s a kind of magic

Winemaking – it’s a kind of magic

With harvest well and truly behind us and the winery in clean up mode, we would be remiss if we forgot about our little lab rats who are still working away. The lab is a busy place year-round in the winery. Before harvest begins our lab … [Read more...]

Gunnar’s gunna run the Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Half Marathon

Gunnar’s gunna run the Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Half Marathon

Everyone knows a “Gunna” right? As in “I’m gunna do this” and “I’m gunna do that”. This year, at least one “Gunna” has actually followed through, and is among the field of 3,100 entrants in this year’s Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Half … [Read more...]