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Entries for the 2016 are now open

2016 Wine Show Entries are now open.
Entries are now open and in keeping with modern trends we would encourage entrants to enter online. To do so please go to our registration page found here and register (if you haven’t already done so).

However if you prefer to enter using an entry form these can be found on this page or for […]

New Trophies

As we get closer to the opening of the Show we have some great news for all National Moscato Challenge entrants. At last nights meeting it was decided to add two new trophies to this increasingly popular challenge. These new trophies will be for “Best Sparkling Moscato with greater than 4.0 g/L CO2” and “Best Still Moscato less than 4.0 […]

The Grape Stomp

Great news. The 2016 Swan Hill Food and Wine Festival will once again have the Great Grape Stomp happening. This year, thanks to Landmark Swan Hill, the Stomp will be conducted on Saturday 12th March. Regulations to be advised but probably still inline with last years event. Those regulations can be found here. More information will be posted as it […]

Results for the 2015 Wine Show to be posted today

Great news! Results from the Judging weekend will be made public by Close of Business today. Stay tuned also for more postings regarding last weekends judging including informal photos of our judging panel and a few of the overworked, yet tireless crew who make this show possible every year. […]

New Large Volume Classes

Last year saw the introduction of four new Large Volume Classes. Classes 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7 are open to producers of Large Volume Wines (500,000 litres minimum) that are comprised of more that 51% minimum Inland regional content (i.e. from Riverina, Pericoota, Swan Hill, Murray Darling and Riverland). It was found that a lot of wineries were now blending grapes […]

Entries Open

Entries for the 2015 Australian Inland Wine Show and National Moscato Challenge are now open. The Australian Inland Wine Show is open to all wineries who produce wine from 85% of grapes sourced from any of the GI Regions of Riverina, Pericoota, Swan Hill, Murray Darling and Riverland. The National Moscato Challenge is of course open to any producer of […]

The Great Grape Stomp

Well with the weekend fast approaching, we have had an eleventh hour boost with North West Ag Services taking on sponsorship and naming rights to the Inaugural Great Grape Stomp. Many thanks to the hard work put in by the guys from the Grape Stomp subcommittee and well done North West Ag on coming on board at such a late […]

18 November 2014

All good things come to those who wait and that’s certainly the case for this piece of news. As you are all aware, the inaugural winner of the National Moscato Challenge was Gapsted Wines. What most will not know is the style of trophy chosen to give that really special look to this new and vibrant Challenge.

The Show Committee decided […]