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Singapore Airlines Swan Valley Wine Show!

Congratulations to the winemaking team at Mandoon Estate, who were awarded the following trophies at this year’s Singapore Airlines Swan Valley Wine Show!
>>> Best Shiraz: The Pact Shiraz 2014
>>> Best Dry Red Table Wine: The Pact Shiraz 2014
>>> Best Dry Red Table Wine (grown outside the GPZ): Frankland River Reserve Shiraz 2014
Photo credit: Jessica Wyld Photography

2016 Swan Valley Wine Show – Trophy List

Best Dry White Table Wine (grown outside Greater Perth Zone)
Sandalford Estate Reserve Verdelho 2015

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Best Dry Red Table Wine (grown outside the Greater Perth Zone)
Mandoon Estate Frankland River Reserve Shiraz 2014

Best Varietal Wine (other than Verdelho & Shiraz)
Pinelli Estate Family Reserve Chenin Blanc 2007

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Best Swan Valley Table Wine
Pinelli Estate Family Reserve Chenin Blanc 2007

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Best 2016 Verdelho
Garbin Estate Wines Verdelho 2016

Best Blend (Red or White)
Sittella Wines Musem Silk 2009

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Best Dry White Table Wine
Pinelli Estate Family Reserve Chenin Blanc 2007

Best Dry Red Table Wine
Mandoon Estate The Pact Shiraz 2014

Best Shiraz
Mandoon Estate The Pact Shiraz 2014

Best Fortified Wine
Talijancich Julian James White Liqueur NV

Chairman’s Trophy
Pinelli Estate Family Reserve Chenin Blanc 2007

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Media Award for Most Successful Producer
Talijancich Wines

City of Swan Trophy
Talijancich Wines

Singapore Airlines Trophy for Best Wine of Show
Talijancich Julian James White Liqueur NV

For a full run down of the gold, silver and bronze medal winning wines I’m currently trying to track down a PDF otherwise I’ll be here for days typing them all out, so stay tuned.

Also a big well done to Pinelli Estate – the night Mr. Spittoon and I got engaged we actually had dinner at Fillaudeau’s and toasted with a glass of Pinelli’s Juliet. It’s awesome to see the 2007 Chenin do so well at the 2016 awards, here is my tasting note from when I tried it last year:

John Tate Award –

Its a proud day for FWW – Director Ronnie Lawrence has just been awarded the inaugural ‘John Tate Award’ at the Gourmet Godfather Hospitality Awards held at Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club. The award is in recognition of her contribution to the growth & success of the Australian Wine Industry. Congrats from the entire team […]

2016 Boutique Wine Show Results | The Association of Boutique Winemakers Inc | Boutique Means Business

The 21st anniversary trophy dinner celebrated a record 15 trophies from 16 classes recognising outstanding 2013, ’14 and ’15 vintages.

CHARDONNAY TOPS THE LIST

Margaret River’s Grace Farm Chardonnay 2014 took off top honours when Chairman Huon Hooke announced that they had won the Max Lake Memorial Chardonnay Trophy the White Wine of Show and Wine of Show trophies.
The souvenir Results Book describes the chardonnay as having “excellent fruit concentration, well handled oak and beautiful balance”.
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Red Wine of Show was won by New Zealand’s Judge Rock Pinot Noir 2014. Owners Angela and Paul Jacobson travelled from Central Otago, to accept their trophy. The four course trophy dinner at Manjit’s @ King Street Wharf, Sydney, served all 15 wines to a crowd of winemakers, sponsors and wine lovers on Monday 11 July.. Western Australia took the Chardonnay; Sauvignon Blanc; Other White Wines with Vermentino; Merlot; Cabernet and Bordeaux Blend. South Australia the sparkling; Riesling and Rose. NSW Semillon; Other Reds with Barbera and a Viognier Dessert wine. New Zealand took Pinot Noir and Victoria Fortified. A detailed list of trophy winners can be viewed from this page. The photograph features Grace Farm’s winemaker Jonathan Mettam and Vitaculturalist Tim Quinlan.
RAY'S WINE GUIDE 2017