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Wine Show NSW South Coast

Annual South Coast Wine Show Results

South Coast Wine show is held annually in January at the Mollymook Golf Club with the award winning wines available for public tasting.

South Coast Wine Show 2016

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South Coast Wine Show 2016 – Held at the Mollymook Golf Club

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Chief Judge: David Morris of Morris Wines, Rutherglen

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Nick O’Leary of O’Leary Wines, Lake George – Bungendore

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The 17th annual South Coast Wine Show was opened to public tasting on Friday January 22 following judging that took place the previous day. Wines from the South Coast Zone included the Shoalhaven Coast & Southern Highlands. The judging panel of three was chaired by David Morris of Morris Wines, Rutherglen.

The Wine Show winners were announced on the night and chief judge David Morris gave a summary of the judging. Local Unicorn cheese and gourmet sandwiches were available and Ulladulla High School duet ‘Hannah and Monica’ took to the stage with some special background music.

111 entries were received from 13 vineyards and wineries. 60 Medals were awarded in total that included 8 Gold, 10 Silver and 42 Bronze.

SOUTH COAST WINE SHOW 2015 at Mollymook

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SOUTH COAST WINE SHOW 2015

16th annual South Coast Wine Show

The 16th annual South Coast Wine Show judging took place on Thursday 22nd January 2015. Wines from the South Coast Zone which includes the Shoalhaven Coast and Southern Highlands wine regions were on show.

Cheif Judge: David Morris of Morris Wines, Rutherglen.

The judging panel of three was chaired by David Morris of Morris Wines, Rutherglen. He is highly qualified and experienced, with an enviable reputation and has judged at the National Small Winemakers, Rutherglen, Cowra, Griffith, Swan Hill and Melbourne Wine Shows. David has been the chief wine judge since 2003. The judging panel also comprised Nicole Esdaile and Nick O’Leary.

Summary of the overall results:

82 Entries were received from 16 Vineyards and Wineries: Comprising of 5 from the Southern Highlands Wine Region, 6 from the Shoalhaven Coast Wine Region, 3 from the Sydney Vignerons area and 2 from the South Coast Zone.

Medals Awarded: 9 Gold 8 Silver 26 Bronze. Total: 43 medals. All trophy and medal winners listed at bottom of post.

2014 South Coast Wine Show

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2014 South Coast Wine Show

Chief judge David Morris a 5th generation wine maker from Morris Winery Rutherglen Vic. was full of praise for the quality of wines exhibited at the 2014 South Coast Wine Show. South Coast wines cover the broad area south of the Hunter that includes Sydney, Nepean, Hawkesbury, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands and the South Coast down to the Victorian border. The primary areas are the Shoalhaven Coast and Southern Highlands. The panel of judges assisting David Morris included Nicole Esdaile from Coombe Farm Estate in the Yarra Valley and Nick O’Leary from Lake George near Bungendore. Associate judge was Wally Cupitt from Cupitt’s winery, Ulladulla.

A total of  86 entries were received from 18 Vineyards and Wineries. Entrants included: 7 from the Southern Highlands Wine Region, 6 from the Shoalhaven Coast Wine Region, 4 from Sydney Vignerons, and 1 from the South Coast Zone.

Judges awarded 52 medals, which included 8 gold medals,10 silver medals and 34 bronze medals.

Local highlights were:

  • Wine of the show was awarded to the Coolangatta Estate for their 2005 Semillon.
  • Best wine produced in a Shoalhaven Coast Winery and a gold medal was awarded to Cupitt’s Winery for their 2012 Semillon.
  • Silver medal was awarded to Cupitt’s Winery for their ‘Alphonse’.
  • Bronze medals were awarded to Cupitt’s Winery for their 2013 Riesling, Fern Gully Winery for their Shiraz and for their Vintage Port style (Shiraz)

Results are listed below or visit the Shoalhaven Coast Wine web site.

Wines were made available for public tasting at the Mollymook Golf Club with major sponsors for the wine show being the Bawley Liquor Barn & Hazcorp Pty. Ltd.

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