2022 Trophy Classes

Best Wine in Show [1]

Taste-off from the Best Red, White and Sparkling Wines of show

Best Red Wine in Show [2]

Decided from top gold wines from the various red wine classes : 14-36

Best White Wine in Show [3]

Decided from top gold wines from the various white wine classes: 1-17

Best Sparkling Wine in Show [4]

Decided from top gold wines from the various sparkling wine classes: 1-2

Best Australian Wine [5]

Must be wine made in Australia from grapes grown in Australia.

Decided from gold medal wines from red & white wine classes: 1-17; 18-36

Best International Wine (Imported) [6]

Decided from all gold, international wines from red & white wine classes: 1-17; 18-36

Best New Zealand Wine [7]

Decided from all gold, New Zealand wines from red & white wine classes: 1-17; 18-36

Best French Wine [8]

Decided from all gold, French wines from red & white wine classes: 1-17; 18-36

Best Italian Wine [9]

Decided from all gold, Italian wines from red & white wine classes: 1-17; 18-36

Best Alternate Varietal (Domestic or International) [10]

Decided from all gold, varietal wines from red & white varietal wine classes: 13-16; 33-36

Best Mornington Peninsula Red [11]

Decided from gold, Mornington Peninsula wines from red wine classes: 18-32; 35-36

Best Mornington Peninsula White [12]

Decided from gold, Mornington Peninsula wines from white wine classes: 1-17

Best Organic/Biodynamic White Wine [13]

Decided from gold wines from all wine classes, which were identified as organic/biodynamic at entry

Best Organic/Biodynamic Red Wine [14]

Decided from gold wines from all wine classes, which were identified as organic/biodynamic at entry

Best Fortified Wine [15]

 

Best Dessert Wine [16]

People’s Choice Award [17]

Decided by popular vote at the Public Tasting 

 

Conditions

  • Trophies will only be awarded if there are 5 or more entries in specific class.

  • Trophies will only be awarded to gold medal winning wines.

  • Taste-offs will occur for Best Wine in Show. For all other trophies, the winner will be decided from the judges’ score in specific classes.

  • Where 2 or more competing wines have the same judges’ score, a taste-off will occur for those wines.