Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia

2023 Global Fine Wine Challenge

The success continues for our Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia members, taking out some of the top honours at the recent 2023 Global Fine Wine Challenge. 

Established in 2003, the Global Fine Wine Challenge (GFWC), formerly Six Nations Wine Challenge, is the New World’s exceptional wine competition. By invitation only, wines represent their nations (Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada and USA), akin to the Olympics. Leading critic Huon Hooke made the Australian selections which achieved incredible success, culminating in Australia winning Nation of Show. 

Our UWEA members won two of the six trophies won by Australia and achieved Runner Up Double Gold, Double Gold and Gold as follows:

Trophy Winner Shiraz: St Hugo Barossa Shiraz 2020

Trophy Winner Red Blends: Yalumba The Caley Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2018

Runner Up Double Gold Red Blend: Yalumba The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2019

Double Gold Sparkling Wine: House of Arras EJ Carr Late Disgorged Sparkling 2008

Double Gold Cabernet Sauvignon: St Hugo DR3 Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

Double Gold Dessert Wine: De Bortoli Noble One Bortrytis Semillon 2020

Gold Sparkling Wine: House of Arras Grand Vintage Sparkling 2015

Gold Chardonnay: Ten Minutes by Tractor Judd Vineyard Chardonnay 2021

Gold Non Aromatic White Wine: Tyrrell's Vat 1 Semillon 2017

Published 5 December 2023.