[18 January/The Country]

Craggy Range Winery is now able to add another accolade to its list of achievements having been awarded Bob Campbell’s annual Golden Grapes Award for contribution to the New Zealand wine industry and to the people of New Zealand.  Craggy Range CEO, Michael Wilding, said the winery has a clear ambition to sit alongside the great wineries of the world and such an award gives them great confidence that they are on the right track.  Mr Wilding added that he believes the award recognises not only the company’s wines but also the investment that Peabody family have made with their investment and support into the industry as well as the work that the Craggy Range team does everyday building.  Mr Campbell noted that Craggy Range has added value to New Zealand in the most important overseas markets and made a massive contribution to wine tourism in the Hawkes Bay.