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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

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Decanter Win for Saint Clair Family Estate

12 June 2017

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.
 
Two gold medals were also awarded to Saint Clair at this prestigious wine show.
GOLD - Saint Clair Premium Pinot Noir 2015 
GOLD – Saint Clair Pioneer Block 1 Foundation Sauvignon Blanc 2016
 
The 2017 world wine event is now the world’s largest wine competition with over 17,200 entries. 219 expert judges, including 65 Masters of Wine and 20 Master Sommeliers have the task of rewarding excellence.
 
Saint Clair Family Estate director Neal Ibbotson comments; “we feel incredibly proud that our wines, judged blind, are consistently rewarded for their level of quality. Our open-minded approach to excellence in the vineyard, the winery and across all facets of the business, is imperative to achieving this.”
 
The award success is the result of dedication and upmost professionalism of the entire Saint Clair team – a tribute to the family owned Marlborough winery.