Wine judges ready to swirl, sip and spit

Gerard McGill, Tony Purcell, Ken Skinner, Terry Winwood Smith and Phil Millard receiving wine for the wine show which starts 15 th July with Public Tasting on July 20th.
Gerard McGill, Tony Purcell, Ken Skinner, Terry Winwood Smith and Phil Millard receiving wine for the wine show which starts 15 th July with Public Tasting on July 20th.

Judging for the 37th Cowra Wine Show and 3rd Australian Single Vineyard Wine Show kicked off on Monday, with almost 1000 wines being put to the test this week.

Both local and smaller vineyards across Australia will be pitted against some big names in the industry. In the past, regional wines have won their class, such as Windowrie Wines.

Louisa Rose of Yalumba Wine Company, will be leading a team of 17 judges from many different wine growing areas of Australia, as well as International wine judge, Jane Skilton MW, from New Zealand.

All gold and silver medalists for the Single Vineyard Wine Show automatically get entry into the National Wine Show in Canberra.

On Saturday July 20, the public gets to be the judge. Tickets are $67 and are still available by calling 6342 1977 or Trybooking https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=492275&

There is also a trophy presentation and tasting on Saturday, August 3 at the Cowra Showground - bookings through Cowra Show Society 6342 1977.

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