At a time when Australian wine giant – Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is set to destroy its old commercial stock worth AU$35 million because of poor inventory management and several other reasons, all’s not gone down the drain for them.
Their brand of Wolf Blass has won the “International Red Winemaker of the Year” award at the International Wine Challenge, which describes itself as the most influential wine competition in the world.
In a Challenge, where 12,000 entries were judged from more than 50 countries, this is the second time, Wolf Blass has won this award; the first was in 2008.
All medal winners were blind tasted a minimum of three times to ensure consistency and fairness. Wolf Blass was one of three finalists for each of the International Red Winemaker and International White Winemaker of the Year awards demonstrating the strength of their winemaking skills across all wine styles, notes a Company release.
This is the first year in the competition’s 30 year history that a winery has been shortlisted for both International Red Winemaker and International White Winemaker awards in the same year.
Wolf Blass, chief winemaker, Chris Hatcher said, “Winning the highly acclaimed title of’ International Red Winemaker of the Year is a great triumph for Wolf Blass and reinforces our reputation as one of Australia’s truly iconic wine producers with a rich history of winning major awards at both Australian and International Wine Competitions.”
Wolf Blass was established in the Barossa Valley by Wolf Blass AM in 1966. He adopted the national symbol of his homeland Germany, the eagle, as his emblem and source of inspiration, which takes pride of place on every bottle of Wolf Blass wine. Wolf Blass Wines has grown from a humble tin shed to become one of the world’s most successful and awarded wine brands.
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