Jen Parr - NZ Winemaker Of The Year 2020
Our winemaker Jen has been named the 2020 New Zealand Winemaker of the year by Australasia’s leading wine magazine Gourmet Traveller WINE. Jen was one of six finalists for the prestigious title last year as well, and received the award at a dinner at Auckland’s Grand Hotel in January. “Jen Parr couldn’t be more deserving of this award – especially as she is the only person to have been nominated as a finalist two years in a row....Read more
John Szabo MW reviews our Waitaki Pinot Noir 2018 under an article about sustainability in the NZ wine industry.
"(...) This pinot noir from the cool, newish region of Waitaki north of Central Otago (...) is an absolute stunner, perfumed with dusty rose. A wine of pure finesse and elegance, succulence and balance, a spectacular wine all in all. (...)" Read more.
Decanter World Wine Awards 2020
Our Gibbston and Bannockburn Pinot Noirs 2018 both got 92 points at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2
The Real Review
Valli is one of The Real Review Top Wineries of New Zealand 2020.
Our Gibbston Pinot Noir 2017 is “Highly Recommended” in Decanter Magazine, Feb 2020.
Our Bendigo Pinot Noir 2017 is in Dish Magasine's Top 12 NZ Pinot Noirs, adding a gold Medal and 5 stars to this vintage.
Jen Parr was nominated for NZ Winemaker of the Year with Gourmet Traveller WINE.
Our Gibbston Pinot Noir 2017 and Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2017 made it in the Gourmet Traveller Wine's Top 100.
Rebecca Gibb reviews our Waitaki Riesling 2018 and Gibbston Pinot Gris 2018 in her Top New Zealand White Wine from 2018. Read the article
Our Gibbston Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015 was named in the annual Fine Wines of New Zealand list.
In Sam's first video wine review, he discusses our 'The Real McCoy' Orange Wine, calling it "The best Orange Wine I've tasted."