Every two years Wine Marlborough announces the recipient of the Wine Marlborough Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is given out to recognise those that have made a significant contribution to the Marlborough wine industry in industry service, community service, innovation, leadership, environmental impact, pioneering qualities and also has the respect of their peers. The people that have been awarded the Wine Marlborough Lifetime Achievement Award are below.
2016 – Jane Hunter. (jane-hunter-honoured-by-marlborough-wine-industry)
2014 – Ivan Sutherland
2011 – Phil Rose
2009 – Ross Lawson