GOLD MEDAL - 2017 Timber Towns Wine Show
GOLD MEDAL - 2016 Blackwood Valley & WA Boutique Wine Show - Class 2
SILVER MEDAL - 2016 Royal Melbourne Wine Awards - Class 17
BRONZE MEDAL - 2016 Perth Royal Wine Show - Class 2
TROPHY - 2016 Best Blackwood Valley White Table Wine
GOLD MEDAL & TROPHY WINNER - 2016 Blackwood Valley & WA Boutique Wine Show:
Judges comments: "Super funk, great detail on palate, fresh, creamy. Good length".
A significant event on the Wine Show calendar as it is the only Wine Show in WA that caters specifically for the smaller producer (those that produce under 250 tonnes); allowing the wines to be judged by some of the country's leading wine critics. This years event saw 241 entries by 42 producers. The judging panel of Tony Davis (Snake & Herring), Ryan Aggiss (Aravina Estate) and Digby Leddin (Lamonts, Swan Valley) were very pleased with the quality of wines and awarded medals to 77% of entries.
SILVER MEDAL - 2016 Royal Melbourne Wine Awards:
Judges comments: "Elegant, power, rich style".
The medal and trophy winners of the 2016 Royal Melbourne Wine Awards have been announced with local winery Whimwood Estate Wines receiving Silver Medal after judging was completed over a week in October at Melbourne Showgrounds.
Entering the awards for the first time this year, the owners said the win would help grow their business.
“As a first time entrant, we were thrilled to receive this award, which gives us the confidence that we are producing great wines,” said Vignerons and vineyard owners Steve Johnstone and Maree Tinker.
The Royal Melbourne Wine Awards is the most respected wine show in Australia, conducted by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria for 131 years, and received over 3100 entries from over 500 exhibitors this year.
A panel of 35 industry experts assessed the thousands of entries over five days, overseen by Chief Winemaker, Yabby Lake Vineyard and previous Jimmy Watson Trophy winner Tom Carson.
The Royal Melbourne Wine Awards is the most respected wine show in Australia, conducted by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria for over 130 years.
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