Awards

Over the years the quality of Babich wines has been recognized at wine exhibitions around the world. These awards include trophies such as The Sichel Riesling Trophy for the 2000 vintage Babich Marlborough Riesling at the International Wine and Spirit Competition 2001. Influential wine magazines have also awarded great accolades to Babich Wines, for example U.S.A. Wine Spectator Magazine 90 points and Best Buys two years in a row for Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2005 and 2006; and more recently in 2010 – 90 Points for the Black Label Sauvignon Blanc 2009 and Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2008.

In 2012 Babich was included in Drink’s International’s TOP 50 ‘WORLD’S MOST ADMIRED BRANDS’ and in 2013 won the Trophy for New Zealand Wine Producer Of The Year at the China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2013

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2016

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Noble Riesling

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

TROPHY - NZ WINE OF THE YEAR - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2014

The Patriarch

Red Blend

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2015

Irongate

Cabernet Merlot Franc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Black Label

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Black Label

Pinot Gris

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2014

Winemakers' Reserve

Merlot

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Classics  Hawke's Bay

Syrah

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2005

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2015

Classics  Hawke's Bay

Merlot Cabernet

SILVER MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Irongate

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - Mondial des Pinots 2017

2005

Black Label

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - Mondial des Pinots 2017

2016

Black Label

Pinot Gris

GOLD MEDAL - Mondial des Pinots 2017

2013

The Patriarch

Red Blend

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2017

2014

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Rosé

GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2017

2016

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2017

2013

The Patriarch

Red Blend

SILVER MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2014

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2016

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2015

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Rosé

GOLD MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Gris

GOLD MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2015

Black Label

Pinot Noir

BEST IN SHOW - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2015

Black Label

Pinot Noir

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2016

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - International Organic Wine Awards 2017

2016

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Grüner Veltliner

GOLD MEDAL - International Organic Wine Awards 2017

2015

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - International Organic Wine Awards 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Gris

SILVER MEDAL - Sunset International Wines Awards 2017

2016

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2017

2016

Black Label

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2017

2016

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Global Organic Masters 2017

2015

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - Global Organic Masters 2017

2016

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Chardonnay

MASTERS MEDAL - Global Organic Masters 2017

2015

Winemakers' Reserve

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2017

2014

The Patriarch

Red Blend

SILVER MEDAL - Royal Easters Show Wine Awards 2017

2016

Black Label

Pinot Gris

SILVER MEDAL - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2017

2016

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2017

2013

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Decanter World Wine Awards 2014

2012

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - International Wine Guide 2013

2013

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2014

2013

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - Fingers Lake International Wine Competition 2014

2005

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

TOP 100/BLUE GOLD MEDAL - Sydney International Wine Competition 2014

2013

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - China Wines & Spirits Awards 2013

2012

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2013

2011

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2012

2011

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

TROPHY (BEST SAUVIGNON BLANC) - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2012

2011

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - China Wines & Spirits Awards Best Value 2012

2011

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2012

2011

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Decanter World Wine Awards 2012

2011

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Premium Selection Wine Challenge, Prowein Germany 2012

2010

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competitions 2011

2009

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Air New Zealand Wines Awards 2009

2008

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Japan Wine Challenge 2009

2007

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - New Zealand Royal Easter Show 2008

2007

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2008

2006

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

CLASSIC GOLD MEDAL - Wine Styles for Asia, Singapore 2006

2005

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - International Wine Challenge 2006

2005

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2006

2014

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Old Ebbitt Grill International Wines for Oysters Competition 2014

2014

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

TOP 100/BLUE GOLD MEDAL - Sydney International Wine Competition 2015

2014

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - The Drinks Global Masters Competition 2014

2014

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - NZ International Wine Show 2014

2013

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2014

2013

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - NZ International Wine Show 2013

2012

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2013

2012

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2013

2012

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine Guide 2013

2012

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2012

2011

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - China Wines & Spirits Awards Best Value 2012

2011

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

TROPHY - China Wines & Spirits Awards Best Value 2012

2011

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Ottawa Wine Challenge 2012

2011

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2012

2010

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2011

2010

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Prix de public, Quebec 2011

2010

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition 2010

2009

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - International Aromatic Wine Competition 2009

2009

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competitions 2010

2008

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2009

2008

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Japan Wine Challenge 2009

2008

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2009

2007

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Port of Wines Festival Nova Scotia 2007

2006

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - Cellars of the World International Wine Competition 2007

2006

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Toronto Wine & Cheese Show 2007

2013

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2014

2013

Black Label

Pinot Gris

GOLD MEDAL - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2014

2013

Winemakers' Reserve

Pinot Noir

PURE SILVER MEDAL - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2014

2010

Winemakers' Reserve

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2012

2010

Winemakers' Reserve

Pinot Noir

TROPHY - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2012

2013

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2014

2013

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2014

2012

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Marlborough Wine Show 2013

2011

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Marlborough Wine Show 2011

2009

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Liquorland International Wine Competition 2010

2009

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Air New Zealand Wines Awards 2010

2008

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - New Zealand Royal Easter Show 2010

2007

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2008

2006

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Cool Climate International Wine Show 2008

2006

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Liquorland Top 100 Wine Show 2007

2005

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine Challenge 2006

2005

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - New Zealand Royal Easter Show 2006

2013

Winemakers' Reserve

Merlot

SILVER MEDAL - NZ International Wine Show 2014

2012

Winemakers' Reserve

Merlot

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wines & Spirits Awards 2014

2013

Irongate

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine Challenge 2014

2013

Irongate

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2014

2013

Irongate

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2014

2013

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2014

2011

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2012

2010

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2010

2009

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Air New Zealand Wines Awards 2009

2010

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine Challenge 2010

2009

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Liquorland International Wine Competition 2010

2009

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Vintage Cellars National Wine Show Australia 2009

2014

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

BLUE GOLD MEDAL - Sydney International Wine Competition 2014

2014

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - New World Wine Awards 2014

2013

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2013

2012

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Easter Show Wine Awards 2013

2009

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - International Organic Wine Awards 2010

2007

Classics  Hawke's Bay

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2009

2007

Classics  Hawke's Bay

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - Dallas Morning News Wine Competition 2009

2013

Classics  Gimblett Gravels

Syrah

SILVER MEDAL - New World Wine Awards 2014

2011

Family Estates  Gimblett Gravels

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - Hawke's Bay Wines Awards 2012

2011

Family Estates  Gimblett Gravels

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - New World Wine Awards 2012

2010

Irongate

Cabernet Merlot Franc

SILVER MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2012

2012

Irongate

Cabernet Merlot Franc

SILVER MEDAL - Easter Show Wine Awards 2014

2012

Irongate

Cabernet Merlot Franc

GOLD MEDAL - China Wines & Spirits Awards Best Value 2014

2007

The Patriarch

Red Blend

GOLD MEDAL - Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Wine & Spirits Competition 2010

2007

The Patriarch

Red Blend

SILVER MEDAL - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2010

2007

The Patriarch

Red Blend

SILVER MEDAL - Hawke's Bay Wines Awards 2009

2007

The Patriarch

Red Blend

SILVER MEDAL - New Zealand International Wine Show 2010

2009

The Patriarch

Red Blend

SILVER MEDAL - Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2011

2010

The Patriarch

Red Blend

GOLD MEDAL - Hawke's Bay Wine Awards 2012

2010

The Patriarch

Red Blend

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wines & Spirits Awards 2013

2011

The Patriarch

Red Blend

GOLD MEDAL - China Wines & Spirits Awards 2013

2011

The Patriarch

Red Blend

GOLD MEDAL - China Wines & Spirits Awards Best Value 2014

2011

Irongate

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - Bragato Wine Awards 2012

2011

Irongate

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - New Zealand International Wine Show 2012

2011

Irongate

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - Hawke's Bay Wines Awards 2012

2011

Irongate

Chardonnay

PURE SILVER MEDAL - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2012

2011

Irongate

Chardonnay

PURE SILVER MEDAL - Bragato Wine Awards 2013

2010

Irongate

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - Air New Zealand Wines Awards 2011

2013

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Korea Wine Challenge 2014

2013

Classics  Gimblett Gravels

Merlot Cabernet

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wines & Spirits Awards Best Value 2014

2009

Classics  Gimblett Gravels

Merlot Cabernet

GOLD MEDAL - China Wines & Spirits Awards Best Value 2012

2011

Family Estates  Gimblett Gravels

Gewürztraminer

PLATINUM MEDAL - Available in Japan Competition 2013

2010

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Sommelier Wine Awards 2011

2012

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2013

2013

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2014

2013

Irongate

Cabernet Merlot Franc

SILVER MEDAL - Decanter Wine Awards 2014

2013

Irongate

Chardonnay

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2015

2014

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2015

2013

Winemakers' Reserve

Syrah

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2015

2013

Winemakers' Reserve

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2015

2013

Irongate

Cabernet Merlot Franc

SILVER MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2015

2013

Family Estates  Headwaters

Grüner Veltliner

SILVER MEDAL - NZ Organic Wine Awards 2015

2014

Family Estates  Fernhill

Viognier

GOLD MEDAL - Easter Show Wines Awards 2015

2014

Family Estates  Gimblett Gravels

Gewürztraminer

SILVER MEDAL - Easter Show Wine Awards 2015

2013

Irongate

Cabernet Merlot Franc

SILVER MEDAL - Easter Show Wine Awards 2015

2013

Winemakers' Reserve

Syrah

SILVER MEDAL - Easter Show Wine Awards 2015

2013

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - New York Wine & Spirits Competition 2014

2014

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - New York Wine & Spirits Competition 2014

2014

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Sydney International Wine Competition 2015

2013

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2015

2014

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2015

2014

Classics  Hawke's Bay

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2015

2013

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - Sommelier Wine Awards 2015

2013

Winemakers' Reserve

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine Challenge 2015

2014

Family Estates  Headwaters

Chardonnay

GOLD MEDAL - NZ Organic Wine Awards 2015

2014

Black Label

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competitions 2015

2014

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2015

2014

Family Estates  Fernhill

Viognier

SILVER MEDAL - Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2015

2013

The Patriarch

Red Blend

SILVER MEDAL - Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2015

2011

The Patriarch

Red Blend

GOLD MEDAL - Wine 100 Awards 2015

2014

Family Estates  Headwaters

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015

2014

Family Estates  Headwaters

Chardonnay

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015

2014

Black Label

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015

2014

Classics  Hawke's Bay

Syrah

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015

2014

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015

2014

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015

2014

Family Estates  Fernhill

Viognier

GOLD MEDAL - NZ International Wine Show 2015

2014

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Gris

SILVER MEDAL - New World Wine Awards 2015

2012

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Riesling

SILVER MEDAL - New World Wine Awards 2015

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2015

2015

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2015

2014

Black Label

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2015

2014

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2015

2014

Family Estates  Fernhill

Viognier

TROPHY - NZ International Wine Show 2015

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Rosé

SILVER MEDAL - NZ International Wine Show 2015

2015

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Marlborough Wine Show 2015

2015

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Marlborough Wine Show 2015

2014

Black Label

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - Marlborough Wine Show 2015

2014

Family Estates  Gimblett Gravels

Noble Gewürztraminer

SILVER MEDAL - Hawke's Bay Wine Awards 2015

2014

Winemakers' Reserve

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - Marlborough Wine Show 2015

2014

Family Estates  Fernhill

Viognier

SILVER MEDAL - International Aromatic Wine Competition 2015

2015

Family Estates  Headwaters

Albariño

SILVER MEDAL - International Aromatic Wine Competition 2015

2014

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER OUTSTANDING MEDAL - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2015

2014

Black Label

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2015

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2015

2015

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2015

2013

Winemakers' Reserve

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - Sydney International Wine Competition 2016

2013

The Patriarch

Red Blend

PURE GOLD MEDAL - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2015

2014

Family Estates  Headwaters

Pinot Noir

PURE SILVER MEDAL - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2015

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

TROPHY -Marlborough Wine of the Year - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2016

2013

The Patriarch

Red Blend

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2016

2014

Irongate

Chardonnay

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2016

2014

Irongate

Cabernet Merlot Franc

SILVER MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2016

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2016

2013

The Patriarch

Red Blend

GOLD MEDAL - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2016

2015

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Riesling

SILVER MEDAL - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2016

2015

Family Estates  Headwaters

Albariño

SILVER MEDAL - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2016

2013

The Patriarch

Red Blend

TROPHY - Champion Cabernet - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2016

2014

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

DOUBLE GOLD - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2016

2015

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2016

2015

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2016

2015

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - TheFiftyBest.com

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - TheFiftyBest.com

2014

Family Estates  Headwaters

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - NZ Organic Wine Awards 2016

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016

2015

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016

2014

Black Label

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016

2013

The Patriarch

Red Blend

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016

2015

Black Label

Pinot Gris

SILVER MEDAL - Decanter Wine Awards 2016

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Decanter Wine Awards 2016

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Los Angeles International Wine Competition 2016

2015

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Los Angeles International Wine Competition 2016

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - Korea Wine Challenge 2016

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Gris

SILVER MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2016

2014

Classics  Hawke's Bay

Merlot Cabernet

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2016

2015

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

TROPHY - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2016

2015

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2016

2015

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2016

2014

Irongate

Cabernet Merlot Franc

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2016

2015

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2016

2015

Family Estates  Headwaters

Chardonnay

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2016

2016

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2015

Classics  Hawke's Bay

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2013

The Patriarch

Red Blend

SILVER MEDAL - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2015

Black Label

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2015

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

DOUBLE GOLD - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2015

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2014

Family Estates  Headwaters

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - Bragato Wine Awards 2016

2015

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

BEST IN SHOW - BEST PINOT NOIR - New York Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

BEST IN SHOW - BEST SAUVIGNON BLANC - New York Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2015

Black Label

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine & Spiritis Competition 2016

2014

Winemakers' Reserve

Pinot Noir

SILVER OUTSTANDING MEDAL - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2014

Irongate

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2013

The Patriarch

Red Blend

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2015

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Riesling

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2014

Family Estates  Headwaters

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2015

Winemakers' Reserve

Syrah

GOLD MEDAL - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Marlborough Wine Show 2016

2015

Family Estates  Headwaters

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - Marlborough Wine Show 2016

2015

Winemakers' Reserve

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - Marlborough Wine Show 2016

2014

Irongate

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2016

2015

Irongate

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2016

2014

The Patriarch

Red Blend

SILVER MEDAL - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2016

2016

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

BLUE GOLD MEDAL - Sydney International Wine Competition 2017

2015

Black Label

Pinot Noir

BLUE GOLD MEDAL - Sydney International Wine Competition 2017

2015

Winemakers' Reserve

Pinot Noir

TROPHY - Champion Pinot Noir 2015 - Marlborough Wine Show 2016

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - The Drinks Business - Sauvignon Blanc Masters 2016

2013

The Patriarch

Red Blend

GOLD MEDAL - Texsom International Wine Awards 2017

Recent Awards

2016

Family Estates  Cowslip Valley

Noble Riesling

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

TROPHY - NZ WINE OF THE YEAR - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Black Label

Pinot Noir

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Black Label

Pinot Gris

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Classics  Hawke's Bay

Syrah

GOLD MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Irongate

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - Mondial des Pinots 2017

2016

Black Label

Pinot Gris

GOLD MEDAL - Mondial des Pinots 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Rosé

GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2017

2016

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2017

2016

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Rosé

GOLD MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Gris

GOLD MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL - WSWA 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition 2017

2016

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Chardonnay

SILVER MEDAL - International Organic Wine Awards 2017

2016

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Grüner Veltliner

GOLD MEDAL - International Organic Wine Awards 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Gris

SILVER MEDAL - Sunset International Wines Awards 2017

2016

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2017

2016

Black Label

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Pinot Noir

SILVER MEDAL - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2017

2016

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Global Organic Masters 2017

2016

Family Estates  Marlborough Headwaters

Chardonnay

MASTERS MEDAL - Global Organic Masters 2017

2016

Black Label

Pinot Gris

SILVER MEDAL - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2017

2016

Winemakers' Reserve

Sauvignon Blanc

GOLD MEDAL - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2017

2016

Family Estates  Headwaters

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

DOUBLE GOLD - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

BEST IN SHOW - BEST SAUVIGNON BLANC - New York Wine & Spirits Competition 2016

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - Marlborough Wine Show 2016

2016

Black Label

Sauvignon Blanc

BLUE GOLD MEDAL - Sydney International Wine Competition 2017

2016

Classics  Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc

SILVER MEDAL - The Drinks Business - Sauvignon Blanc Masters 2016

Business Awards

2015
Peter and Joe Babich inducted into the New Zealand Wine Hall of Fame.
2015
Recognised for his service to the wine industry Joe Babich was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
2013
Joe and Peter Babich – Recipients of The Sir George Fistonich Medal – New Zealand International Wine Show 2013
2013
Double Finalist – HSBC NZCTA China Business Awards
(HSBC Excellence in NZ/China Trade & Hong Kong New Zealand Business Association Best use of Hong Kong by a New Zealand company for its business)
2009
Marketing Excellence Award – Waitakere Business Awards
2006
Export Business Award – Waitakere Business Awards
2006
Best Medium Business Award – Waitakere Business Awards
2000
 Supreme Business Award – Waitakere Eco City Business Awards