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Bald Hills Tops International Competition with a Trifecta of Trophies

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The Bald Hills 2015 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir has scooped the pool at the prestigious Sydney International Wine Competition receiving three Trophies – Best Pinot Noir, Best Red Table Wine, and the ultimate Trophy distinction for Best Wine of Competition. An astounding achievement for a small boutique vineyard in The Heart of the Desert in… Read more »

Bragato Wine Award 2016 GOLD MEDAL

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Our Single vineyard Pinot Noir 2014 has been awarded” GOLD MEDAL”. 130 outstanding brands Pinot Noir did entries this year, only seven brands has been selected. Michael Cooper Wine Guide 2016:   5 stars  Potential Classic “The 2014 vintage is the best yet. Matured in French oak barriques (30 per cent new), it is a stylish,… Read more »

A Message from the New Owners

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Isao Mita of Yokohama Japan is pleased to announce his purchase of Bald Hills Vineyard and Wines. “We have the greatest respect and admiration for Blair and Estelle Hunt for the excellence they were able to achieve. It is an honour to continue their legacy in the production of exceptional wines. We wish to build… Read more »

ODT Article: Keen yachtsman realises another dream

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The new owner of Bald Hills vineyard Isao Mita (centre), of Yokohama, Japan, toasts the future with Mita Holdings foreign division manager Hiroshi Kusu (left), ofYokohama, and vineyard manager Gary Crabbe. Yachting and quality red wine are two of the passions of Bald Hills’ new owner, Japanese businessman Isao Mita. Mr Mita was in Bannockburn… Read more »

Blue/Gold Top 100 Award for Bald Hills 2012 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir

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Consistency and quality demonstrated again Bald Hills owners, Blair and Estelle Hunt are very excited to announce another great accomplishment for Bald Hills. The 2012 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir pocketed a Blue/Gold Top 100 Award at the 2014 Sydney International Wine Competition just announced, confirming the excellence of the Pinot Noirs from this Central Otago… Read more »

Bald Hills Wins Best Pinot Noir at Sydney International Wine Competition 2012

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Bald Hills Pedigree Unmistakable Bannockburn NZ 27 February 2012 Amidst fierce competition Bald Hills Vineyard of Bannockburn Central Otago, has won the “Best Pinot Noir Wine of Competition” Trophy for 2012 announced on Saturday at the SIWC Awards Presentation Banquet at the Shangri-La Hotel for its Central Otago Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009. Owners, Blair… Read more »

Press Release: Central Otago’s Bald Hills Vineyard wins Gold again at Decanter World Wine Awards

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The gold medals just keep on coming for Bald Hills in Bannockburn, Central Otago, rapidly gaining a following for its consistently excellent wines year after year. In the latest international competition, the 2009 Decanter World Wine Awards, at which more than 10,000 wines were judged by a team of experts, Bald Hills was awarded a… Read more »