WA riesling wins prime trophy at Problem awards
OUT of greater than 400 rieslings from six nations, a wine from Western Australia has been topped the very best on the twenty first Canberra Worldwide Riesling Problem.
The 2022 Singlefile Nice Southern Riesling from Singlefile Vineyard in Western Australia gained greatest wine, greatest dry riesling and greatest Australian riesling.
The trophy for the very best riesling from the Canberra district was gained by Mount Majura Winery with its 2022 Mount Majura Winery Riesling.
This 12 months, 408 wines from 180 wineries had been entered from Australia, New Zealand, the US, Germany, France, and Austria.
The judging befell on the Albert Corridor, with the variety of entries “pleasing” given the occasion’s two 12 months absence because of the pandemic.
“The 2022 Canberra Worldwide Riesling Problem stays the biggest within the Southern Hemisphere,” chairman of judges Cameron Douglas stated.
“Our first problem since COVID-19 pressured a two-year break, however we’re again and with greater than 400 entries proving that is nonetheless a critical competitors that showcases many advantageous examples.”
Andrew Kenny from Kenny Wines in South Australia gained the Toyota Materials Dealing with Encouragement Award for up-and-coming riesling winemakers.
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