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 […]

12 October 2014

This time last weekend we were right in the thick of judging entries for the Australian Inland Wine Show as well as the National Moscato Challenge. With a week up our sleeves to check and double check data, the Australian Inland Wine Show results are now out with Debortoli Wines taking out the Most Successful Exhibitor. However they were followed […]

2nd September 2014

Great news. We have decided to extend entries till Monday 8th September. With a fine stable of entries already in this class, why not take up the Challenge too and add your Moscato to our inaugural National Moscato Challenge. The advantage of this Challenge is that we are accepting entries from all over Australia. There is no regional content restriction, […]

15th July 2014

Catalogues are due out at the end of the week but if you can’t wait and already have login credentials from last year, why not start posting your entries online today. But be mindful, we are still working on this new site and there may be a few teething problems, so if you find an issue please email

Also this […]

16th May 2014

Friday 16th May, 2014
With the dates for AIWS 2014 now published (see elsewhere on the web site) a sub-committee met to review our classes and sub classes. Their recommendations will be presented to the full committee early in June. If the committee’s recommendations are accepted they will bring some new ideas to the Australian Inland Wine Show. Watch this space […]

29th April 2014

As noted on our home page and in correspondence to our entrants, the 2013 AIWS has finally come to an end with the public tasting held recently in conjunction with the annual swan Hill Food and Wine Festival. The 2013 AIWS became the 2013/14 AIWS.
Every year our committee struggles to come up with the best way to try and satisfy […]