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Success at Victorian Wines Show!

By Lu

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Victorian Wines Show

Fowles Wine attended the Victorian Wine Show presentation lunch hosted by James Halliday, at Mitchelton Wines, to celebrate the culmination of the 2015 competition.  

This year saw the best and brightest from across Victoria enter the show.  Robert Paul, Director of this year’s Victorian Wine Show stated “This means increased competition for the top awards, a more diverse range of wines and styles, and a genuine representation of the best that Victoria has to offer”

Amongst this tough competition, Fowles Wine had a spectacular showing collecting seven Gold medals and two Trophies from a total of 16 medals, for our current and soon to be released wines, as well as one premium museum wine.

One of the most pleasing results from the show was the recognition of Riesling grown in the Strathbogie Ranges.  Our soon to be released Stone Dwellers 2015 Riesling was awarded a Gold medal in the ‘current vintage’ category.  And in the aged Riesling category we won two Trophies and a further two Gold medals, highlighting the outstanding quality of Riesling grown up our way and the ability of these wines to age gracefully.

Below are the details of our achievements:

Current release wines:

Gold medal and Trophy - Upton Run 2008 Riesling 

Gold medal - Ladies who Shoot their Lunch 2013 Shiraz

Gold medal - 490metres 2013 Shiraz

Silver medal - Stone Dwellers 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Silver medal - Farm To Table 2013 Shiraz

Bronze medal - Ladies who Shoot their Lunch 2014 Chardonnay

Bronze medal - Stone Dwellers 2013 Shiraz

Bronze medal - Stone Dwellers 2014 Riesling

Bronze medal - Farm To Table 2014 Pinot Noir 

Bronze medal - Are you Game? NV Sparkling


Soon to be released wines:

Gold medal - The Exception 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Gold medal - Stone Dwellers 2015 Riesling

Bronze medal - Ladies who Shoot their Lunch 2015 Riesling


Museum wines:

Gold medal and Trophy - Stone Dwellers 2012 Riesling

Gold medal - Stone Dwellers 2010 Riesling 

Bronze medal - Stone Dwellers 2008 Gewurztraminer


For more information about our wines please contact our Cellar Door: cellardoor@fowleswine.com or (03) 5796 2150.

More about the Victorian Wines Show:

Formed by a group of enthusiasts under the auspices of the Seymour Agricultural and Pastoral Society, the first Victorian Wines Show was launched in 1981. Since then the competition has growth from strength to strength and is the only Australian wine show promoting wines made from grapes grown and produced in Victoria.  For more information about the Victorian Wines Show please click HERE.