Results

Winning Wines at the 2021 ICC Sydney NSW Wine Awards

The 2021 medal results, including the 84 gold medal winning wines, were announced on 1 December 2021.

The top trophy winners were then unveiled at our exclusive Awards Presentation at ICC Sydney on Friday 10 December. 

21 Trophies were presented to the state’s best wines, including the ultimate Trophy - the ‘NSW Governor’s 2021 Best in Show’ - presented by the Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC.

You can see the full set of scores, medals and judges comments further down the page, but here are the top trophy winners...

Australia Post Trophy for Best Riesling ~ Pepper Tree Wines 2021 Stone Mountain Riesling
NSW DPI Trophy for Best Semillon ~ Silkman Wines 2014 Reserve Semillon
Nexia Australia Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc ~ Kosciuszko Wines 2021 Sauvignon Blanc
Finlayson’s Trophy for Best Chardonnay ~ First Creek 2019 Winemakers Reserve Chardonnay
Orora Trophy for Best Other White Variety ~ Trimboli Family Wines 2021 Saverio Fiano
CCL Trophy for Best White Blend ~ Saddler’s Creek Wines 2021 Winemaker’s Craft Wild White
MultiColor Trophy for Best Light Red ~ Cassegrain Wines 2021 Seasons Spring Rosé
Australia Post Trophy for Best Pinot Noir ~ Heifer Station 2019 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir
Nexia Australia Trophy for Best Shiraz ~ Lerida Estate 2019 Shiraz
RIEDEL Trophy for Best Cabernet Sauvignon ~ Shaw Wines 2018 Reserve Merriman Cabernet
MultiColor Trophy for Best Other Red Variety ~ McWilliam’s 2021 Alternis Nero D’Avola
Charles Stuart University Trophy for Best Red Blend ~ Margan 2019 White Label Saxonvale Shiraz Mourvèdre
NSW DPI Best Organic Wine Award ~ See Saw 2021 Marge
ICC Sydney 1828 Innovation Award ~ Gilbert 2021 Petillant Naturel Rosé
Chair of Judges Trophy for Best Riverina Wine ~ Trimboli Family Wines 2021 Saverio Fiano
 
WINEDEPOT Trophy for Best Sparkling Wine ~ Printhie Wines Swift 2013 Vintage  
ICC Sydney Trophy for Best Sweet Wine ~ De Bortoli 2019 Noble One Semillon
ICC Sydney Trophy for Best Fortified ~ De Bortoli NV Show Liqueur Muscat
Orora Trophy for Best Dry White in Show ~ Silkman Wines 2014 Reserve Semillon
CCL Trophy for Best Dry Red in Show ~ Lerida Estate 2019 Shiraz
NSW Governor’s Trophy for Best in Show ~ Silkman Wines 2014 Reserve Semillon

2020 winner Alex Beckett, Briar Ridge Winemaker, with the Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC  


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