Understanding the clones in the Pinot Project

Unsure about the term ‘clones’ in the new Pinot Project? Don’t worry you’re not alone!  In this world first case, the clones are quite simply three varieties of Pinot Noir grapes that, by expressing individual characteristics, provide unique flavour profiles to make their own distinctive taste. Click on the images of the grapes below to […]

The Pinot Project: how will you blend yours?

For anyone who thinks they have the midas touch required to become one of only 230 master sommeliers worldwide, the Scott Base ‘Pinot Project’ provides all the ingredients to finesse the vintner’s craft. Applicable for both wine buffs and novices alike, the team from Allan Scott Family Winemakers is providing pinot-loving Kiwis with the unique […]

An award winning 2016

2016 saw success both internationally and domestically for Allan Scott Wines. Check out the accolades. Air New Zealand Wine Awards The Air New Zealand Wine Awards is the premier wine competition in New Zealand. Each year, the finest wines from across the country are discovered from almost 1,500 entries. Award winners were announced in October, […]

Chefs On Tour 2017

Following the success of the inaugural event in 2016, in which we raised almost $20,000 for KidsCan, we have teamed up with Cloudy Bay Clams to do it all again for this wonderful charity. On Friday 10 February (the night before the Marlborough Wine & Food Festival) the Allan Scott Courtyard and Gardens will be […]

Marlborough Man

A quintessentially kiwi story of an accidental wine industry trail blazer The true story of our local icon, Allan, is now for sale in retailers. From the planting of the first vines to the global success of New Zealand’s billion-dollar Sauvignon Blanc industry, Allan tells of his experience in the Marlborough wine industry. Don’t miss […]

Woolshed Tour – with Mel Parsons and The Bitches

Allan Scott Family Winemakers are very proud sponsors of Mel Parsons & The Bitches Box.  The sequel – Mel Parsons & Sons of A Bitch, hit rural New Zealand earlier in the year, converting woolsheds into concert halls, and serving Allan Scott Wine!  Check out the tour vid here:

A Pink and Sparkling Addition to Mother’s Day

Sparkling wines the world over have been named after female family members or veuves who ran well-established wineries. Following suit, the Allan Scott Family Winemakers (ASFW) Cecilia Rosé Méthode Traditionnelle Marlborough Brut NV playfully and lovingly nods to an exceptional member of the Scott family, Catherine Cecilia Scott, who alongside husband Allan planted the first […]

LEADING THE REVOLUTION IN RIESLING

Introducing the Gold medal-winning Allan Scott Family Winemakers Marlborough Riesling 2014. Move over Sauvignon, Marlborough has another wine varietal making waves in the white wine category. Stepping up to the winner’s plate at the recent 2015 Air New Zealand Wine Awards with two gold medals, Allan Scott Family Winemakers (ASFW) is proving that everything happens […]

Mixing Grape and Grain in Marlborough

Becoming a Cicerone is a lot of work, but Josh Scott is up to the challenge. Josh Scott talks beer snobs, supermarket wine, and reaching “peak hop”. By Don Kavanagh – wine-searcher.com   If you need something done, ask a busy person, they say. If that’s the case, feel free to pass on any important tasks […]

Craft Wine By Allan Scott Family Winemakers

  Looking for something a little more adventurous to choose from the wine list? Spring clean your palate and say cheers to the new range of Craft Wine by Allan Scott Family Winemakers. Created with the ingenuity and sense of adventure Kiwis are known for, Craft Wine by Allan Scott Family Winemakers is an exciting […]

Looking After The Environment

Warm Up Your Dinner Table this Winter with Allan Scott Pinot Noir

With chilly wind and rainy skies settling in, there’s no better time to plan some cosy nights in with family and friends to enjoy a mouth-watering home-cooked meal, and share a delicious bottle of wine. Rug up and relax no matter what the occasion with a bottle of Allan Scott Marlborough Pinot Noir 2013, the […]

Local Winemaker Appoints New GM Sales to Continue Global Growth

Allan Scott Wines and Estates Limited have announced the appointment of Mitchell Gardiner as General Manager Sales to help continue the company’s growth strategy both internationally and locally. A widely-experienced sales manager, Mr Gardiner joins Allan Scott Family Winemakers after 9 years as a senior sales manager with Toops Wholesale, a key subsidiary of the […]

Drink in Summer Days with Allan Scott Sauvignon Blanc

With sunny days and warm nights just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about picnics by the water and lazy nights in the back garden with friends and family. At Allan Scott Family Winemakers we know these delicious summer days go best with some casual snacks or a no-fuss dinner, plus a bottle […]

Dine In this Winter with Allan Scott Pinot Noir

As the weather cools and the patter of rain on our windows becomes an almost daily occurrence, it’s easy to see why many of us favour a cosy night in, complete with a hearty meal and our favourite bottle of wine by the fire. At Allan Scott we know that winter nights in, need to be […]

Celebrate In Sophisticated Style This Mother’s Day – with Allan Scott!

Polish your best champagne glasses, pop the cork and propose a toast in sophisticated style this Mother’s Day, with Allan Scott Cecilia Brut NV! Fun and fruity, Allan Scott Cecilia Brut NV is a Methode Traditionnelle style wine that expertly blends Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes, adding a deliciously silky sparkle to Mum’s day. With its […]

Kiwi Designed System Set to Eliminate Wastewater in Vineyards and Dairy Farms

A new Kiwi designed water filtration system which can eliminate wastewater could save New Zealand wineries thousands of dollars annually, has significant export potential for international wine producers and is already being championed by the local dairy industry. The new waste management process created by Scott Biotechnologies and Allan Scott winemaker Matt Elrick, is designed […]

Put the Sparkle in Your Valentine’s Day with Allan Scott Les Joues Rouges

Whether it’s a picnic in the park, a casual get together with friends or a decadent dessert night in for two, make sure you’re ready to celebrate this Valentine’s Day in style with Allan Scott Les Joues Rouges. A true Méthode Traditionnelle, this delicious Sparkling Rosé is made from 100 percent Pinot Noir grapes, to […]