Australian winery, Wolf Blass, was named Red Winemaker of the Year at the International Wine Challenge in London.
This is the third time Wolf Blass has picke dup the award, being handed the accolade in 2008 and 2013.
In its 33rd year, the International Wine Challenge (IWC) is recognised as one of the world’s finest, most meticulously judged and influential wine competitions.
Wolf Blass came out on top ahead of 15,000 entries from more than 50 countries.
Wine Australia CEO, Andreas Clark said Wolf Blass’ win reflects the high regard that the international wine community has for Australian fine wine.
“I offer my congratulations to Chris, Steven and the entire Wolf Blass team on this exceptional win, made even more impressive by the fact that it’s the third time Wolf Blass has earned the title.”
The IWC assesses every wine blind and judges each for its faithfulness to style, region and vintage. Throughout the judging processes, each medal-winning wine is tasted on three separate occasions by at least 10 different judges and awards including medals (Trophy, Gold, Silver, Bronze) and Commended and Great Value awards.