Reviews & Awards

Bruce by Matahiwi Estate

2021

Awarded 95 pts by Bob Campbell

2019

Awarded 95 pts by Bob Campbell
Awarded 95 pts by Cameron Douglas

Wild Holly Pinot Noir

2022

Awarded 95 pts by Cameron Douglas

2021

Awarded 94 pts by Wine Orbit

2019

Awarded 95 pts by Wine Orbit
Awarded 4.5 stars by Yvonne Lorkin

Holly South Series Pinot Noir

2021
Awarded Gold and the Trophy for the Wairarapa by IWC
Name in James Sucklings Top 100 Wines of New Zealand 2023
Awarded Gold by NZ International Wine Show
Awarded Gold by The Drinks Business UK magazine
Awarded 95pts Cameron Douglas
Awarded 94pts Sam Kim
Awarded 93pts by James Suckling
Awarded 92pts Bob Campbell – The Real Review
Awarded in the Top 10 NZ Pinot Noirs by Wine Folio
Awarded Silver by Decanter

2020
Awarded 95 points by Wine Orbit
Awarded 18.5+/20 points by Candice Chow

2019
Awarded 94 points by Bob Campbell
Awarded Gold by NZ International Wine Show
Awarded Gold by Drinks Business Pinot Noir Masters
Awarded Gold by Royal Easter Wine Show
Awarded 18.5+/20 points by Candice Chow
Awarded 91 points and Silver Medal at IWSC 2020

2018
Awarded 94 points by NZ Wine Magazine
Awarded 93 points by Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 93 points by Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded 93 points by Bob Campbell
Awarded 91 points (Silver) IWC
Awarded 92 points and Silver Medal at Decanter 2020

Holly Pinot Noir

2021
Awarded 94 pts by Cameron Douglas MS

2020
Awarded 94 pts by Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 94 pts by Wine Orbit
Awarded Silver by IWC
Awarded 91 points by Bob Campbell

2019
Awarded 92 points by Bob Campbell
Awarded 18.5/20 points by Candice Chow
Awarded Gold by NZ International Wine Show
Awarded 90 points and Silver Medal at IWSC 2020

2018
Awarded Gold by Drinks Business Pinot Noir Masters
Awarded 94 pts by Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 91 pts by James Suckling
Awarded 90 pts by Bob Campbell
Awarded silver by Texsom Wine Awards

2016
Awarded Gold by IWC and Trophy for the Wairarapa
Awarded Gold by Drinks Business Pinot Noir Masters

Holly South Series Chardonnay

2021
Awarded Gold by The National Wine Awards Aotearoa
Awarded 94pts by Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 91pts by James Suckling
Awarded Silver by Decanter
Awarded Silver NZ International Wine Show

2020
Awarded Gold by NZ International Wine Show
Awarded 95pts from Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded 94pts from Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 93pts from Candice Chow Wine Chat
Awarded Silver Decanter World Wine Awards
Awarded Gold by NZ International Wine Show

2019
Awarded 94pts from Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded 94pts from Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 90pts and Silver Medal at the IWSC 2020

2018
Awarded Judge’s medal – NZ White Wine – Texsom Wine Awards
Awarded 93pts from Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 94pts from Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded 92pts from Bob Campbell

2017
Awarded Gold by IWSC
Awarded Gold by Bob Campbell
Awarded Gold in the Drinks Business Chardonnay Masters
Awarded 5 Stars by Wine Orbit

Holly Chardonnay

2022
Awarded Gold from CWSA
Awarded 94pts from Wine Orbit – Sam Kim

2021
Awarded Gold from New World Wine Awards Premium Selection
Awarded 95pts from Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded 92pts Wine Spectator
Awarded Silver IWSC

2020
Awarded 95pts from Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded 94pts from Wine Rater NZ

2019
Awarded 5 stars by Wine Orbit
Awarded 92pts Cameron Douglas MS

2018
Awarded 93pts Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 91pts Bob Campbell

Matahiwi ‘M’ Methode NV

NV
Awarded 94pts from Bob Campbell – The Real Review

Matahiwi Estate Pinot Noir

2022
Awarded Gold from CWSA Best Value

2021
Awarded Platinum medal from Texsom
Awarded 93pts by Wine Orbit
Awarded Gold by CWSA Best Value

2020
Awarded 94pts by Wine Orbit
Awarded Silver by CWSA Best Value

2019
Awarded Gold by China Wine and Spirits Awards
Awarded Gold by New World Wine Awards

2018
Awarded 90pts by Wine Spectator
Awarded Gold by China Wine and Spirits Awards

2016
Awarded Gold by New York International Wine Competition
Awarded Gold by China Wine and Spirits Awards
Awarded 90pts by Decanter Wine Awards
Awarded 91pts by Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded Silver by the New World Wine Awards

Matahiwi Estate Sauvignon Blanc

2023
Awarded Gold from CWSA awards
Awarded Silver from Texsom awards

2022
Awarded 94pts Points by Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 90pts by James Suckling
Awarded 92pts  Points by Wine Orbit

2021
Awarded 94pts Points by Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 93pts by Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded Gold Medal at CWSA 2021

2020
Awarded 93 Points by Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 91 Points by The Real Review
Awarded Gold Medal at CWSA 2020

2019
Awarded Gold and Top 50 in NZ by the New World Wine Awards
Awarded Gold by the NZ International Wine Show
Awarded Blue Gold by the Sydney International Wine Show
Awarded 93pts (Silver) IWC
Awarded 92pts Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 93pts by Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded 90pts by James Suckling

2018
Awarded Gold (95pts) at Decanter Wine Awards awards
Awarded Gold in the Drinks Business Sauvignon Blanc Masters

Matahiwi Estate Pinot Rose

2023
Awarded Silver from Texsom awards

2021
Awarded 94pts from Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded Gold from CWSA Best Value
Awarded 93pts from Cameron Douglas
Awarded Bronze IWC

Matahiwi Reserve Chardonnay

2022
Awarded 92pts from Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded Gold from CWSA Best Value

Matahiwi Estate Chardonnay

2022
Awarded 91pts from Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded Silver from CWSA

2020
Awarded 91pts from Wine Orbit – Sam Kim

2019
Awarded 91pts by Sam Kim

2018
Awarded 92pts by Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded Silver by CWSA Best Value

2017
Awarded 90pts by Bob Campbell and a Top Value wine
Awarded 91pts by Sam Kim

2015
Awarded Gold by CWSA
Awarded 4.5 stars by Wine Orbit
Awarded 89 points by Cameron Douglas MS

2014
Awarded 5 stars by Wine Orbit

Matahiwi Estate Pinot Gris

2022
Top Wairarapa in the Aotearoa Regional Wine Competition
Awarded 93pts Wine Orbit
Awarded Silver CWSA

2021
Awarded 94pts Wine Orbit
Awarded 93pts Cameron Douglas
Awarded 92pts by Candice Chow Wine Chat

2020
Awarded Gold at the CWSA awards

Matahiwi Estate Syrah

2021
Awarded Gold CWSA Best Value
Awarded 93pts by Sam Kim, Wine Orbit
Awarded 93pts by Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 90pts by Bob Campbell, Real Reviews

2020
Awarded 93pts by Sam Kim, Wine Orbit
Awarded 93pts by Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 92pts by Bob Campbell, Real Reviews

Matahiwi Estate Brut Rose

NV
Awarded Gold in the Drinks Business Sparkling Masters
Awarded Gold by Dish Magazine
Awarded Double Gold from CWSA Best Value and Top Wine from New Zealand for 2023
Awarded Gold CWSA Best Value 2024
Awarded Recommended and Best Buy by Cuisine Magazine
Awarded 93pts by Cameron Douglas MS

Matahiwi Estate Blanc de Blanc

NV

Awarded Double Gold and Top NZ Wine of the Year by CWSA Best Value
Awarded 91 pts by Sam Kim, Wine Orbit
Awarded 92 pts by Cameron Douglas MS

ME by Matahiwi Estate Rosé

2023

Awarded Gold and Regional Winner Aotearoa Regional Wine Competition
Awarded Gold at CWSA Best Value
Awarded 93pts Wine Orbit
Awarded 92pts Cameron Douglas
Awarded 90pts Bob Campbell

2021

Awarded Gold and Top 50 spot by New World Wine Awards
Awarded 93pts by Cameron Douglas
Awarded 5 stars by Wine Orbit

2020

Awarded Double Gold by China Wine and Spirits
Awarded “Best Value Buys, Best of Varietal and Best of New Releases” by Winestate Magazine
Awarded Top 12 out of 140+ wines tasted – Dish Rose Tasting Panel 2020

2019

Awarded Gold by China Wine and Spirits
Awarded 90pts by Bob Campbell
Awarded 90pts by Cameron Douglas MS
Awarded 90pts by Wine Orbit – Sam Kim

ME by Matahiwi Estate Pinot Noir

2021
Awarded 93 points by Wine Orbit

2020
Awarded Double Gold New Zealand International Wine Show
Awarded 93 points by Wine Orbit
Awarded 92 points by Wine Rater
Awarded Silver by CWSA
Awarded 90pts Bob Campbell

2019
Awarded Gold by the New World Wine Awards
Awarded 93 points by Wine Orbit
Awarded 92 points by Cameron Douglas MS

2018
Awarded Gold by ICCWS
Awarded 4.5 stars by Wine Orbit

2015
Awarded Double Gold and the NZ Wine of the Show Trophy for CWSA Best Value

ME by Matahiwi Estate Sauvignon Blanc

2023
Awarded Gold from CWSA Best Value
Awarded Silver New Zealand International Wine Show
Awarded 91pt by Wine Orbit

2022
Awarded Gold by China Wine and Spirits Awards
Awarded 92pts by Wine Orbit

ME by Matahiwi Estate Chardonnay

2022
Awarded 90pts by Wine Orbit

2021
Awarded 90pts by Bob Campbell 

2019
Awarded Gold by CWSA Best Value

ME by Matahiwi Estate Pinot Gris

2022
Awarded 90 pts by Wine Orbit – Sam Kim

2021

Awarded 5 stars by Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded Gold by CWSA
Awarded 91pts Bob Campbell

2019

Awarded 91pts by Wine Orbit – Sam Kim
Awarded 90pts Cameron Douglas
Awarded Silver at the CWSA

2018

Awarded Double Gold at the CWSA awards
Awarded Best Value by Winestate Mangazine
Awarded 4.5 stars by Wine Orbit