Villa Maria, New Zealand’s most successful family-owned winery, has won two Great Value Trophies at this year’s International Wine Challenge (IWC).
Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2013 (RRP: £12.99) won the ‘IWC Great Value White under £15’ category and Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc 2013 (RRP: £10.99) is taking home the trophy for ‘IWC Great Value White between £7 and £12’. Both are now in the running for the ‘Champion Great Value White’ award which will be announced at the IWC awards dinner on 16th July.
Fiona Mottershaw, Brand Manager at Hatch Mansfield (UK Agent for Villa Maria) comments, ‘We are thrilled that Villa Maria has won not one but two Great Value trophies at the IWC this year. The IWC is one of the most prestigious competitions and it’s fantastic that the quality and value of our wines have been recognised by some of the best palates in the wine world.’
Villa Maria Estate was founded by Sir George Fistonich in 1961 and is still 100% New Zealand and family owned. Through Sir George's dedication to quality, which has remained unwavering, Villa Maria Estate has claimed the title of New Zealand's Most Awarded Winery for over thirty consecutive years.
Villa Maria wines are available in the UK via sole UK agent Hatch Mansfield.