New Zealand one of the top-performing countries at the IWC 2022

*Special New Zealand Wine Week 2023 offer code: 23NZ2z7hvl6

Entering the IWC is a great way to benchmark your wines against the rest of the world and receive constructive feedback from global wine experts.

In the previous years, wines from New Zealand were one of the top-performing countries. In 2022, New Zealand scored in 5th place for the most gold medals won, out of a total of 40 countries that entered wines. Up 5 places from the IWC 2021!


Top 10 countries by total Gold medals

IWC 2021 IWC 2022
Australia Australia
Spain Spain
Portugal Portugal
Italy New Zealand
Argentina Italy
South Africa South Africa
England Austria
Austria England
New Zealand Argentina

*Please use this offer code at checkout to enter your wine for £139 (standard entry price £146)*. This code can be used for wine entered before 17 March 2023.


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