The Swan Valley’s top winemakers were awarded last Friday night at the 33rd annual Swan Valley Wine Show hosted at Sandalford Wines. Local winemakers, Swan Valley business owners and community members gathered for the presentation of awards.

One of Australia’s longest continually operating wine shows, the event provides an opportunity for winemakers to benchmark their wines against that of other winemakers throughout the region. A total of 244 wines were entered into this year’s show.

Swan Valley Wine Show

It was a successful show for Sitella who was awarded trophies for the Best Varietal White or Blend with their 2015 Museum Silk, Best Non GPZ Wine (red or white) with their 2018 Margaret River Reserve Cabernet Malbec, and Best Red Wine Blend (less than 75% Shiraz, GPZ only) with their 2019 Tinta Rouge. Sittella also won Best Swan Valley Table Wine of Show for their 2021 Avant Garde Golden Mile Grenache. The wine also took out the award for Best Single Red Varietal (other than Shiraz, GPZ only). Finally, the winery won Most Successful Producer of the show with the highest accumulated points overall.

Swan Valley Wine Show

This year’s show saw the introduction of a new trophy, the Liquor Barons Best Regional Wine of Show which was awarded to Torrent Wines for their 2015 Swan Valley Chenin Blanc. This wine also won Best Chenin Blanc (GPZ only).

Oakover Wines won the City of Swan Trophy which goes to the exhibitor whose five or more entries gain the highest overall average score. Oakover also won the Best 2021 Dry White Wine of Show (GPZ only) for their 2021 Chenin Blanc.

Faber Vineyard took home the Best Shiraz or Shiraz Dominant Blend (GPZ only) for their 2019 Millard Vineyard Shiraz as well as Best Fortified Wine of Show (GPZ only) for the Swan Valley Liqueur Muscat NV. The winery also won a certificate for Best Sparkling with their 2018 Blanc de Blanc.

Olive Farm Wines won Best Verdelho with their 2021 Verdelho. Best Rosé went to Pinelli Estate Wines for their 2021 Breanna Rosé.

Swan Valley Wine Show

The coveted Alan Dinneen Memorial Trophy awarded to the wine deemed by the Chief Judge to show imagination, innovation and ingenuity went to Yagmich Estate for their 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon.

The Swan Valley Wine Show is made possible by support from City of Swan, Liquor Barons, Labelmakers Group, MAP Bottling, SWAT Winery and Vineyard Supplies, Jackson McDonald, Bunnings Trade, Air Liquide, Cospak, Faber Vineyard, WA Grapes/Vinro Wine Filtration, Scoop Digital and Minuteman Press Midland.

For a full list of trophy and medal winners from the 2021 Swan Valley Wine Show please contact [email protected]

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