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Tastings.com awarded our Fern Ridge 2015 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc a Silver Medal, and also gave it Highly Recommended and a Best Buy, in the World Value Wine Challenge.   This competition is open to all wines under $20 retail.  A Best Buy means the wine provides uncommon value.  This is […]

Silver Medal for 2015 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc


2016 New World Wine Awards silver medal
We were excited to hear that our Fern Ridge 2016 Hawke’s Bay Pinot Gris had won a Silver Medal in the 2016 New World Wine Awards.  The New World Wine Awards is a competition for commercially available wines from New Zealand and overseas that retail under $25.  Now in its […]

Silver medal for 2016 Pinot Gris



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Total Wine & More is America’s largest independent retailer of fine wine, with 130 superstores across 18 states (and growing).  We are very excited to welcome them aboard as our exclusive stockist of Fern Ridge wines in the USA.  With our five star New Zealand wines, and their great reach and expert […]

Fern Ridge wines arrive in the USA


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Senior wine judge, Sam Kim of Wine Orbit, has tasted our new Fern Ridge 2015 Hawke’s Bay Pinot Gris, and said:  “It is youthful and inviting on the nose showing nectarine, pear, passionfruit and lemon peel aromas, followed by a juicy palate that is lively and refreshing.  The wine offers […]

2015 Pinot Gris awarded 90 points



We were excited to launch our Fern Ridge 2013 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc in the Biedronka chain of supermarkets in Poland, with over 2,600 shops around the country. Polish wine writer, Jakub Malecki, wrote that our Fern Ridge Sauvignon Blanc had dethroned the previous King of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, enjoying […]

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5 star award from Wine Orbit
Senior wine judge, Sam Kim from Wine Orbit loves our new Fern Ridge 2014 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.  He said:  “A fabulously good looking sauvignon, the inviting bouquet shows stone fruit, feijoa and musk characters with a touch of herbaceous notes. It’s succulent and beautifully weighted on the palate with excellent […]

5 stars for 2014 Savvy




Raymond Chan, New Zealand wine advisor, tried our Fern Ridge 2014 Marlborough Pinot Noir and liked it.  He gave it 17 points out of 20 (4 stars), and said “Bright, even, ruby-red colour with some depth, and lighter purple hues on edge. The nose is fresh, primary-fruited and uncomplicated with […]

Juicy raspberries and cherry fruit = 2014 Pinot Noir



A great review for our Fern Ridge 2013 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc from senior New Zealand wine judge, Sam Kim from Wine Orbit, who said:  “It’s beautifully fragrant on the nose displaying passionfruit, peach, feijoa and subtle herbaceous aromas, followed by a succulent palate that’s intense and vibrant. It’s long and satisfying.”  He […]

91 points for 2013 Savvy