2018 Wine Show Results

The Swan Valley Wine Show is recognised as being one of the premier regional wine shows in Western Australia.

The annual Swan Valley Wine Show Wine Judging took place on Wednesday 22 August, followed by the Exhibitor’s Tasting on Thursday 23 August at Caversham House and the Gala Awards Dinner and presentation of trophies on Friday 24 August at Mandoon Estate.

Trophy Winners

Best Red Wine or Blend (other than Shiraz)
Classes 7 and 15
Sponsored by SWAT Winery and Vineyard Supplies Won by: 15/27 Sittella Tinta Rouge 2017

Best Swan Valley White Table Wine
Classes 2, 3, 10-12
Sponsored by Laffort Australia

Best Sparkling Wine
Class 1
Sponsored by Ital Cabinets
Certificate awarded to: 1/9 Sittella Marie Christien Lugten 2013

Best Verdelho
Class 10
Sponsored by Tonnellerie Saury
Won by: 10/5 Stringybark Winery Verdelho 2018

Best Small Producer (less than 35 tonnes)
Sponsored by Cospak Won by: Talijancich Wines

Best Non Greater Perth Zone Wine (Red or White)
Classes 2, 3, 7-9
Sponsored by WA Wine Storage and Winery Supplies Won by: 9/2 Houghton Small Batch Rojo Grande 2017

Best 2018 Dry White Wine of Show
Classes 2, 3, 10-12
Sponsored by Faber Vineyard
Won by: 10/5 Stringybark Winery Verdelho 2018

Alan Dinneen Memorial Trophy
Sponsored by Swan Valley Vintners
Won by: 11/15 John Kosovich Chenin Blanc 2013

Best White Wine or Blend (other than Verdelho)
Class 2, 3, 11, 12
Sponsored by The IPS Group
Won by: 12/13 Sittella Museum Silk 2012
Won by: 10/17 Faber Vineyard Verdelho 2013

Best Shiraz or Shiraz Dominant Blend
Classes 13 and 14
Sponsored by MAP Bottling Services Won by: 13/1 Oakover White Label Shiraz 2017

Best Swan Valley Red Table Wine
Classes 7, 13-15
Sponsored by Labelmakers WA Division Won by: 15/27 Sittella Tinta Rouge 2017

Best Fortified Wine of Show
Classes 16 – 19
Sponsored by Phenomenon Creative Events Won by: 16/7 Talijancich Wines Pedro Ximenes 2007

About the 2018 Awards

The Swan Valley & Regional Winemakers Association is pleased to announce the dates for the 2018 Singapore Airlines Swan Valley Wine Show.

The annual Swan Valley Wine Show will consist of Wine Judging on Wednesday 22 August, followed by the Exhibitor’s Tasting on Thursday 23 August at Caversham House and the Gala Awards Dinner and presentation of trophies on Friday 24 August at Mandoon Estate.
The Swan Valley Wine Show is recognised as being one of the premier regional wine shows in Western Australia.

The Wine Show Committee have been successful in securing an excellent team of judges for this year’s Wine Show.

Our international judge for 2018 is Mr Chee Wee Lee from Singapore as our guest International Judge. Chee Wee is a highly qualified wine professional, he actively judges throughout Singapore and internationally for Decanter Wine Magazine.

Chee Wee will join our two judging panels of expert wine judges Mark Warren (Chairman of Judges), Rob Mann, Severine Logan, Kim Horton, Hope Metcalf, Ray Jordan and associate judges Julian Tompkin and Josh Uren.

Each year hundreds of wines are submitted by wineries from the Swan Valley and Greater Perth Zone.

The Swan Valley is the oldest wine region in Western Australia, the second oldest wine region in Australia and in 2018 the Swan Valley celebrates 184 years of winemaking and this will be our 30th annual wine show.

The Swan Valley Wine Show would not be possible without the generous support of our partners. Singapore Airlines, City of Swan, The West Australian, Phenomenon, IPS Insurance, Labelmakers, Laffort Australia, MAP Bottling, SWAT Winery and Vineyard Suppliers, Cospak, Faber Vineyard, Ital Cabinets, Saury, WA Wine Storage, Bankwest, Embroid Me, Pileggi Consulting, Roadshow DJs & Events, Signarama Morley and The Expo Group.