Press and Awards

AWARDS AND COMMENDATIONS:
≈ 2015 – Featured by Lonely Planet 2015 – Lonely Planet New Zealand guidebook (17th edition)

≈ 2014 – TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner 2014

≈ 2014 – Beef and Lamb NZ Hallmark of Excellence, Tirohana Cellars
≈ 2013 – Beef and Lamb NZ Hallmark of Excellence, Tirohana Cellars
≈ 2013 – TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner 2013
≈ 2012 – Dish Magazine Wine Panel – Pinot Noir – 5-star Gold ranking – top ten wine
≈ 2012 – TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner 2012
≈ 2012 – Wairarapa Won Award, Tirohana Cellars
≈ 2012 – Beef and Lamb NZ Hallmark of Excellence, Tirohana Cellars
≈ 2011 – TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner 2011
≈ 2011 – Beef and Lamb NZ Hallmark of Excellence, Tirohana Cellars
≈ 2010 – Beef and Lamb NZ Hallmark of Excellence, Tirohana Cellars
≈ 2009 – Beef and Lamb NZ Hallmark of Excellence, Tirohana Cellars
≈ 2009 – Romeo Bragato medal Sauvignon Blanc 2009
≈ 2008 – Cuisine Magazine recommends Tirohana Estate Pinot Noir 2007 – five stars
≈ 2008 – Air New Zealand Wine Show award Pinot Noir
≈ 2008 – Romeo Bragato award Pinot Noir 2007
≈ 2007 – Romeo Bragato Wine Awards 2007 – K1 Gold Medal ; Mike Wolter Memorial Trophy for Championship Pinot Noir and the Reserve Championship and Richard Smart Trophy for Tirohana Estate Pinot Noir 2006
≈ 2007 – Cuisine Magazine recommends Tirohana Estate Pinot Noir 2006 – five stars – top ten wine
≈ 2006 – Cuisine Magazine recommends Pinot Noir 2005 Special Reserve
≈ 2006 – Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2006 – medal for Tirohana Estate Pinot Noir 2005
≈ 2006 – Liquorland Top 100 International Wine Awards 2006 – medal for Tirohana Estate Pinot Noir 2005 Special Reserve

LOCAL PRESS:
≈ 31 August 2008 – Wairarapa Lifestyle Magazine – Television, wine and family

≈ 16 July 2008 – Wairarapa Times Age – Retired canine star still gets fan mail

≈ 29 August 2007 – Wairarapa Times Age – Pinot Noir award further boosts reputation

≈ 28 August 2007 – Wairarapa Times Age – Tirohana’s Pinot Noir picks up two awards

≈ 5th March 2005 – Front Page – The Dominion Post- New Tomorrow for TV’s Cloud 9

≈ 28th July 2004 – Wairarapa Times Age – Top Production Company owner buys property

NATIONAL PRESS:
≈ September 2010 – Subaru New Zealand September Issue – Tirohana in “Out Back Wairarapa” article – Taryn Banks

≈ July 2010 – Tirohana Cellars restaurant review – Cuisine Magazine – David Burton

≈ October 2009 – Tirohana Cellars’ Spiced Pumpkin Bread and Butter Pudding – Sunday Star Times – Annabelle White

≈ September 2009 – Tirohana Estate stars in ‘Win a Wellywood Weekend’ Cadbury’s promotion

≈ 30th October 2008 – Cuisine Magazine – Recommended Pinot Noir and Better By Half

≈ 5th October 2008 – The Sunday Star Times – 36 Hours in Martinborough

≈ 27th August 2008 – The New Zealand Herald – Pinot with Poise

≈ 31 May 2008 – The Dominion Post – Warren Barton – Local Heroes

≈ 9 May 2007 – Wairarapa Times Age – Unique and Boutique Event. Wellington

≈ January 2007 – Cuisine Wine Country

≈ 28 February 2006 – The Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2006

≈ September 2005 – Cuisine Magazine – Recommended Pinot Noir 2005

≈ Sunday 10 April 2005 – Sunday Star Times – About Town

≈ 25th December 2004 – The Dominion Post Summer Time’s Pullout

≈ 8th December 2004 – The Breeze Radio Campaign

≈ 19th October 2004 – Raymond Thompson on Good Morning, TV One

INTERNATIONAL PRESS:
≈ November 2010 – Air New Zealand airpoints magazine – Vincent Ward

≈ May 2010 – Trenzblog, Tourism New Zealand “The Train To Wairarapa” – Ruth Atherley

≈ September 2008 – Air New Zealand inflight magazine, Kia Ora

≈ February 2006 – Dreamscape Magazine, Canada, January/February 2006

≈ March 2005 – Tirohana Country Estate gains tourism’s official mark of quality

≈ March 2005 – Independent UK – Absolute Corker

≈ January 2005 – www.newzealand.com – Hollywood screenwriter buys Martinborough vineyard