Grampians Estate, for their 2017 St Ethel’s Shiraz
2019 PREMIER'S TROPHY
The Premier’s Trophy, launched in 2017. Gathering together the best wines of show from eleven regional wine shows in Victoria plus the best wine of show from the current Victorian Wine show to discover the “Best of the Best”. This winning wine is awarded the Premier’s Trophy.The winners are celebrated at the prestigious Parliament House Wine Tastings each year. It’s an “invitation-only” event with only twelve wines selected for entry.
The trophy is now a regular feature of the Victorian Wine Show after being launched with support from the Victorian government, particularly from the Department of Regional Development and the Wine Growth Fund. A perpetual trophy is awarded to the wine judged the best of all the regional show winners, along with an artwork commissioned by the Victorian Wine Show committee
The wines are judged by the chief judge and the panel chairs at the conclusion of the Victorian Wine Show. It’s an extraordinary tasting because Victoria has a whole range of small to medium wineries that create the diversity of wine styles that the state’s wine industry is built on. To taste the best of the regions all in one place is a unique privilege and the diversity of Victorian wine is on full display.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING WINNERS:
2017- Burke and Wills Winery, for their Vat 1 Heathcote Shiraz
2018- The Gurdies Winery, for their 2017 Orchid Label Chardonnay
2019- Grampians Estate, for their 2017 St Ethel’s Shiraz