The results for the 2012 Royal Melbourne Wine Show conducted by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria will be announced this evening at an invite only event in Melbourne.
Hundreds of RMWS Exhibitors, including Australia’s most experienced winemakers will converge on the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds to taste and benchmark their wines against the 3171 entries from this year’s Royal Melbourne Wine Show.
The winner of the Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy
Major trophy winners
David Bicknell, Chairman of Judges
Phil Sexton, RMWS Committee Chairman
Royal Melbourne Wine Show, Building 4
Melbourne Showgrounds, Langs Road, Ascot Vale VIC 3032
Parking access via Gate 5, Pedestrian access via Gate 1
Friday 26 October, talent available for interview between 9:30 and 11.30AM
Consumer Tasting Event - RMWS Uncorked, this Saturday
There will also be a consumer tasting event on Saturday 27 October 2012.
Wine lovers will be able to taste from more than 3000 Australian wines entered into the 2012 Royal Melbourne Wine Show at the inaugural public tasting ‘Uncorked.’
On the day will be 21 trophy winning wines fresh from the judging at the 2012 Wine Show, including the Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy, the Bill Chambers Trophy for Best Fortified in Show and the new Trevor Mast Trophy for the Best Shiraz in Show.
Over the course of the day there will be a series of masterclasses including what red wines to drink this summer, a session on natural wines and the ability to taste some of Australia’s richest wine treasures, fortified wines.
To complete the experience, alongside this immense wine offering, will be a selection of award-winning food producers from the 2012 Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards.
Time: 10am - 4pm
Tickets: $45 for entry – Masterclass tickets are an additional $25.00. Available online www.rasv.com.au/
Venue: Building 4, Melbourne Showgrounds (7km from Melbourne CBD, accessible by public transport or car) Parking access via Gate 5, Pedestrian access via Gate 1