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Emerging Variety Wine Challenge 2022 results

The QWIA President and QWIA Board would like to congratulate all the Award Winners and thank you to all the wineries for supporting this Wine Challenge.  Thank you to our Judges for giving your time and expertise to support this challenge and to the hard-working Stewards for making the day run smoothly.  Thank you to our sponsors for your support of the Queensland Wine Industry Association.  A special thank you to Tafe South Bank for supplying such a fantastic venue…

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Celebrate International Chardonnay Day in the Granite Belt

Chardonnay on its own as a grape variety is quite neutral and highly influenced by its terroir and the nurturing of the wine maker. It responds to a far wider range of wine making techniques than most varietals, making it a true expression of the collaboration of nature’s elements and man’s creativity… it’s Art!

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Golden Grove Haul in the Awards

Golden Grove winemaker Ray Castanzo says the winery’s impressive haul at the 2014 Queensland Wine Awards is due to the hard work the whole team put in year after year. This year on top of picking up three golds, three silvers and eight bronzes at the annual awards, Golden Grove were also named Queensland Winery of the Year.

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Wine Industry Honours Hayes

EMOTIONAL, humbled and shocked is how winemaker Mike Hayes described his reaction to winning the coveted Samuel Bassett award at the 2014 Queensland Wine Awards. The award is presented to a person who, over time, has contributed to the advancement of the Queensland Wine Industry.

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  • Happy Shiraz Day
    Shiraz or Syrah has paved its way in Oz as the most planted variety across most, if not all wine regions here in Australia. With styles ranging from medium body Northern Rhône Syrah styles seen as “Old World”, from cooler climates regions with a style of dark berries, floral bouquet often seen as lean and elegant to the high tannin “New World” bold Shiraz black pepper and spice often associated with the fruit concentrate.