Wine quality is unfailing excellent – James Halliday


You just don’t drink this wine; you engage in a staring contest with it.
It´s enough to make you marvel – James Halliday


The value for money is unfailingly excellent. - James Hallidy


Gatt listed among top 100 Wines of the World by World Association of Wine Writers and Journalists.

Welcome to Distinguished Wines

We work in partnerships with wine importers and distributors in Europe by carefully assisting with specific requirements for their portfolio. We aim to source the finest examples of wines that reflect the true regional characteristics of grape varieties and at the best possible price. The main focus is on the premium end of the market and the discerning buyer.

Our mission & vision

Inspiration, quality and integrity are the cornerstones of the company.
Distinguished Wines have pride in being flexible and able to meet customer´s expectations.
We would like to be recognised as a reliable, proactive and efficient trade partner with a strong focus on quality servicing wineries and European wine importers.

Promoting fine wine since 1996

How Distinguished Wines can benefit your business

Whether reaching new markets or finding quality wines Distinguished Wines will help achieving long-term success for both wineries and importers.
We assist quality wineries in building up their brand name on the export markets and to find the right market segment. We will tailor its services to meet your business needs.
Every phase is managed under a goal-oriented approach.

We pride ourselves on the following:

Brand building and strategic advice consulting
Event management
Ongoing sales support
Local market experience
Introduction to importers and retail groups
Network opportunties

Latest News

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    Trentham Estate snags two silvers at prestigious international wine shows

    Trentham Estate´s 2015 Reserve Heathcote Shiraz has received a Silver medal at both the 2018 International Wine Challenge and 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards, in London – two of the most highly awarded wine shows in the world. Along with the success of the Heathcote Shiraz, bronze medals were also awarded to Trentham’s 2017 Reserve Tumbarumba Chardonnay and the 2014 Reserve Murray Darling Noble Taminga. “It is wonderful to be recognized at this level and we are pleased to receive…
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    Thank you to all our partners and friends visiting us at ProWein

    Thank you for three fantastic days at ProWein 2018 We wish to thank all our loyal customers, friends and new potential partners for visiting us on our stand at ProWein 2018. We were delighted to receive so much interest in the wines from 25 regions from Australia and New Zealand. Please contact us for more information on business opportunities. Please mail to Birthe Karen Jensen at mail@distinguishedwines.com We look forward to seeing you again at ProWein in 2019.
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    Golden Glow for Lawson´s Dry Hills at four wine shows

    The Lawson’s Dry Hills portfolio has again excelled at local wine competitions with a total of 12 gold medals awarded at the 2017 New Zealand International Wine Show, the 2017 New World Wine Awards, the 2017 Marlborough Wine Show and the Six Nations Wine Challenge The awarded wines are: Lawson’s Dry Hills Gewurztraminer 2016 Lawson’s Dry Hills Pinot Gris 2016 Lawson’s Dry Hills Reserve Pinot Noir 2015 Mount Vernon Sauvignon Blanc 2017 The Sisters Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Blind River Awatere…
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    Paulett Wines winner at the annual Langton´s Clare Valley Wine Show.

    This year’s 23rd annual Langton’s Clare Valley Wine Show attracted more than 400 wines across 22 classes. Paulett Wines did extremely well with 1 Trophy, 4 Gold Medals, 4 Silver Medals and numerous Bronze medals awarded for their wines. The trophy winner was 2017 Polish Hill River Late Harvest Riesling. Paulett Wines produce some of the finest wines from the beautiful region Clare Valley, known for their finesse, elegance and intensity. They have received numerous awards since their first vintage…
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