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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

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).

21/10/16: Saint Clair Double Show Victory

Saint Clair Family Estate is delighted with the announcement of two highly regarded New Zealand wine shows awarding Saint Clair as category winners.

10/10/16: Saint Clair Family Estate Show Success at New World Wine Awards 2016

A widely recognised New Zealand international commercial wine show has awarded Saint Clair Family Estate Gold medal status for two wines. The New World Wine Awards 2016 launched its results today, announcing the following Gold medal wins for Saint Clair; Gold Medal – Saint Clair James Sinclair Marlborough Chardonnay 2014 Gold Medal – Saint Clair Gimblett Gravels Cabernet Merlot 2015

28/09/16: Decanter Win for Saint Clair Family Estate

Saint Clair Family Estate is celebrating an outstanding achievement at the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2016. The Saint Clair Omaka Reserve Pinot Noir 2014 has been awarded the trophy for the best New Zealand Pinot Noir.

15/08/16: Saint Clair Celebrate Success Story in Japan

Saint Clair Family Estate are celebrating following the announcement from the Japan Wine Challenge, where two trophies and two gold medals have been awarded to the family owned Marlborough wine producer.

02/05/16: Saint Clair Celebrate the Release of Saint Clair Dawn

Saint Clair Family Estate is proud to announce the release of their first ever méthode traditionnelle style wine Saint Clair Dawn 2012. Made from premium Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes using the traditional method of production, disgorged with 35 months ageing on lees, this wine is elegant and complex with a rich palate and fine mousse.