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"Saint Clair not only won the prize for Wine Company of the Year for best overall performance in the tastings, but its chief winemaker Matt Thomson was named Winemaker of the Year for the second time in three years."
Peter Simic Winestate Press Release

Press Releases

09/10/17: Saint Clair Family Estate Celebrate Two Champions

The long awaited New World Wine Awards results have been announced and the Marlborough winery, Saint Clair Family Estate, is thrilled to have three wines selected for the New World Top 50. However the accolades did not stop there, as the Saint Clair Marlborough Premium Pinot Noir 2015 was awarded Champion Pinot Noir and the Saint Clair Marlborough Premium Chardonnay 2016 was awarded Champion Chardonnay.

02/08/17: Saint Clair Family Estate partners with US wine distributors E and J Gallo Winery

Marlborough family-owned winery Saint Clair Family Estate is excited to announce E. & J. Gallo Winery is the exclusive national distributor for the Saint Clair Family Estate wine brand in the U.S.

12/06/17: Decanter Win for Saint Clair Family Estate

Saint Clair Family Estate is celebrating an outstanding achievement at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2017. The Saint Clair Pioneer Block 9 Big John Riesling 2016 achieved a Platinum Best in Category award, for the best New Zealand Riesling.

23/05/17: Saint Clair Family Estate New World Producer of the Year

The exceptional quality of wines from Saint Clair Family Estate has been recognised in a leading international wine show. Saint Clair Family Estate has been awarded the highly acclaimed New World Producer of the Year at the UK’s Sommelier Wine Awards 2017. Of the seven wines that Saint Clair entered, as well as the trophy wins, they received an astounding 5 gold medals, and 2 silver medals. This is the second time Saint Clair Family Estate has been awarded this prestigious trophy, receiving it back in 2012 also.

22/02/17: Saint Clair Royal Easter Show Wine Awards Success 2017

Saint Clair Family Estate has been awarded an astounding five gold medals at the Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2017. The annual Royal Easter Show Wine Awards is New Zealand’s oldest national wine competition.

13/12/16: End of Year Celebrations at Saint Clair Family Estate

Saint Clair Family Estate are celebrating an outstanding achievement at the Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show. The Saint Clair Marlborough Premium Grüner Veltliner 2015 has been awarded the Trans-Tasman Award for Best New Zealand Wine.

07/11/16: Saint Clair Family Estate Sydney Show Success

Sydney International Wine Competition has announced their winners and Saint Clair Family Estate has won the highly acclaimed SIWC Perpetual Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc, with its Saint Clair Pioneer Block 25 Point Five Sauvignon Blanc 2015.

26/10/16: Saint Clair Family Estate – New Zealand Producer of the Year!

Saint Clair’s recent run of success in international wine shows has hit a crescendo with the AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2016 awarding Saint Clair Family Estate the trophy for the Best New Zealand Producer of the Year. A trophy was also awarded for the Saint Clair Pioneer Block 25 Point Five Sauvignon Blanc 2015, for Sauvignon Blanc (more than 13.0 percent alcohol).