Melbourne, Australia. July 20, 2015 — The Melbourne International Wine Competition (MIWC) is pleased to officially announce the winners of the second annual MIWC competition. Recognizing the stamp of truly remarkable value, the double gold and gold medals were given out to wines which demonstrated the most exceptional taste against the competition in their price category.
“Championing through double blind taste tests from judges representing some of Australia’s leading industry establishments, the MIWC award winners truly stood out as exceptional wines,” Said Adam Levy, MIWC President. “To be a winner here at MIWC means you have come to one of the world’s leading wine regions and won the reverence of some of its most influential judges.”
With over 600 entrants from around the world, the competition exemplified the growing importance of the Australian industry in the wine world. MIWC would like to extend our congratulations to the winners and thank everybody who made the 2015 competition such a big success.
MIWC DOUBLE GOLD WINNERS
All Other White Dessert Wines – 6.1% and Above Residual Sugar, Australia
Lillypilly 2012 Noble Harvest
Cabernet Sauvignon Australia, South Australia, $25 and Higher
Eldredge Vineyards 2012 ‘RL’ Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon Australia, Victoria, $25 and Higher
Blue Pyrenees Estate Richardson 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
Glenwillow 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Chardonnay Australia, Adelaide Hills
Bird in Hand 2012 Chardonnay Adelaide Hills
Chardonnay Australia, South Australia
Beresford Classic Chardonnay 2014
Chardonnay Australia, Western Australia
ALDI Stores A.C. Byrne 2014 Chardonnay
EVOI Wines 2012 Chardonnay
EVOI Wines 2013 Chardonnay
Dry Red Meritage/Bordeaux Style Blends, Australia
EVOI Wines 2012 The Satyr
Methode Champenoise, Brut Vintage
Champagne Collet 2006 Collection Privee
Pinot Noir, Australia $30 and Lower
Frogmore Creek 2010 Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir, Australia $30.01 and Higher
Soumah of Yarra Valley 2014 Equilibrio Pinot Noir
Shiraz Australia Barossa $25 and Higher
Small Gully 2012 “The Pilgrim” Shiraz
Soul Growers 2013 Provident Shiraz
Soul Growers 2013 Slow Grown Shiraz
Shiraz Australia McLaren Vale $25 and Higher
Aramis Vineyards 2012 The Heir Syrah
Shiraz Australia, New South Wales
Moppity Vineyards 2013 Shiraz
Moppity Vineyards 2013 Eclipse Shiraz
Stockman’s Ridge Wines Outlaw 2009 Shiraz
Wyndham Estate 2009 Black Cluster Shiraz
Shiraz Australia, South Australia, $25 and Higher
St Andrews 2013 Shiraz
Taylors The Pioneer Shiraz 2012 Shiraz
For a complete list of the Double Gold, Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners, as well as the Individual Award winners, please visit the official Winners Area of MIWC website.
MIWC is also pleased to announce its partnership with Australia Trade Tasting. To exemplify the excellence of this year’s class, the winners of the competition will be showcased at Australia Trade Tasting (AuTT) in a dedicated press area.
Distributors, retailers and press are invited to taste the winning brands at AuTT in Melbourne on August 31, and in Sydney on September 7. For more information about tasting MIWC winners and to reserve your free entry to AuTT, please visit the official Press and Buyers reservation page on the AuTT Website (FREE, RSVP now to avoid $25 gate fee).
For more information on MIWC, please contact Adam Levy at firstname.lastname@example.org
About MIWC – The Melbourne International Wine Competition is the first major international wine competition with TRADE ONLY judges comprised of: buyers from the top retail stores, sommeliers, restaurant owners, hotel beverage directors, distributors and importers. Unlike other wine competitions, these judges have purchasing power and the ability to make a direct impact on brand sales.
CONTACT: Adam Levy | email@example.com