2016 Schedule of Classes

glasses

The Schedule of Classes is now available. Entries Open: 3rd August 2016

 

1. OPEN SECTION

No limit of entries per class
Minimum quantity 600 litres
4 bottles per entry (750 ml) or 8 x 375 ml
LIP blending rules apply

1.1 White Wines

Class number Description Vintage
1 Riesling and other aromatics e.g. Traminer, Frontignac 2016
2 Riesling and other aromatics e.g. Traminer, Frontignac 2015
3 Riesling and other aromatics e.g. Traminer, Frontignac 2014 and older
4 Sauvignon Blanc Any vintage
5 Pinot Grigio/Gris Any vintage
6 Other white varieties and blends 2016
7 Other white varieties and blends 2015 and older
8 Chardonnay 2015
9 Chardonnay 2014 and older
10 Whites made from Italian varieties e.g. Fiano, Malvasia Any vintage
11 Whites  made from Spanish, French and other Mediterranean varieties Any vintage
12 Sweet white wines Any vintage

1.2 Red Wines

Class number Description Vintage
13 Rose Any vintage
14 Early-drinking red styles Any vintage
15 Pinot Noir 2015
16 Pinot Noir 2014 and older
17 Shiraz and Shiraz Viognier 2015
18 Shiraz and Shiraz Viognier 2014 and older
19 Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
20 Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 and older
21 Other single varietal reds 2015
22 Other single varietal reds 2014 and older
23 Red blends 2015
24 Red blends 2014 and older
25 Red wines made from Italian varieties e.g. Sangiovese, Nebbiolo Any vintage
26 Red wines made from Spanish, French varieties and other Mediterranean varieties Any vintage

1.3 Sparkling Wines

Class number Description Vintage
27 White and Rose sparkling wines from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier Any vintage or non-vintage
28 White and Rose sparkling wines from other varieties or blends  e.g. Prosecco Any vintage or non-vintage
29 Sparkling red wines (varieties and percentages to be stated on entry form) Any vintage or non-vintage

1.4 Fortified Wines

Class number Description Vintage
30 Apera Any vintage or non-vintage
31 Vintage fortified red Any vintage
32 Tawny Any vintage or non-vintage
33 Muscat and Topaque–Australian and Classic Any vintage or non-vintage
34 Muscat and Topaque, Grand and Rare Any vintage or non-vintage

2. MUSEUM SECTION–vintage 2011 and prior

No limit of entries per class
There are no minimum entry requirements for this class but exhibitors may be asked to supply one dozen bottles for the Awards Presentation function.
4 bottles per entry (750 ml) or 8 x 375 ml
LIP blending rules apply
Entries in this class are only eligible for the Best Museum Wine Trophy and will not be included in any calculation for Most Successful Exhibitor award or any other award except as specified in this schedule.

Class number Description Vintage
35 Aromatic Whites 2011 and older
36 Non-aromatic whites 2011 and older
37 Red varietals and blends 2011 and older