Winning Wines at the 2023 ICC Sydney NSW Wine Awards
The 2023 medal results, including the 65 gold medal winning wines, were announced on 12th October 2023.
Gold Medal winners at the 2023 NSW Wine Awards
And then the top trophy winners were unveiled at our exclusive Awards Presentation Lunch at ICC Sydney on Friday 10 November.
20 Trophies were presented to the state’s best wines, including the ultimate Trophy - the NSW Governor’s 2023 Wine of the Year Trophy - presented by Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales.
2023 Trophy Winners
RIEDEL Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc - Logan 2023 Weemala Sauvignon Blanc, Orange
Blue NRG Trophy for Best Riesling - Lark Hill 2023 Regional Riesling, Canberra District
NSW DPI Trophy for Best Semillon - Brokenwood 2017 ILR Reserve Semillon, Hunter Valley
MCC Trophy for Best Pinot Grigio/Gris - Angullong 2023 Pinot Grigio, Orange
Orora Trophy for Best Chardonnay - First Creek Wines 2022 Single Vineyard Wills Hill Road Chardonnay, Hunter Valley
Gulbali Institute Trophy for Best Other White Varietal - Bimbadgen 2023 Growers Vermentino, Hunter Valley
Nexia Trophy for Best White Wine Blend - Mada Wines 2023 Blanc, Hilltops
RIEDEL Trophy for Best Pinot Noir - See Saw 2022 Balance Organic Pinot Noir, Orange
Nexia Trophy for Best Shiraz - Eden Road 2021 Canberra Syrah, Canberra District
Finlayson’s Trophy for Best Cabernet Sauvignon - Tulloch 2022 Cellar Door Cabernet Sauvignon, Orange
Finlayson’s Trophy for Best Other Red Wine Varietal - Canobolas Wines 2022 Cabernet Franc, Orange
Gulbali Institute Trophy for Best Red Wine Blend - Horner Wines 2022 Reserve Shiraz Marsanne, Orange
NSW DPI Best Organic Wine Award - Horner Wines 2022 Reserve Shiraz Marsanne, Orange
Chair of Judges Trophy for Best Canberra District Wine - Mount Majura 2023 Riesling, Canberra District
ICC Sydney Trophy for Best Sparkling Wine - Printhie Wines Swift 2015 Brut, Orange
MCC Trophy for Best Sweet Wine - Lillypilly 2021 Noble Blend, Riverina
ICC Sydney Trophy for Best Fortified - De Bortoli NV Show Liqueur Muscat, Riverina
Blue NRG Trophy for Best White Wine in Show - First Creek Wines 2022 Single Vineyard Wills Hill Road Chardonnay, Hunter
Orora Trophy for Best Red Wine in Show - Eden Road 2021 Canberra Syrah, Canberra District
NSW Governor’s Trophy for 2023 NSW Wine of the Year - First Creek Wines 2022 Single Vineyard Wills Hill Road Chardonnay
Many congratulations to all the above wineries!
Full Results at the 2023 NSW Wine Awards
2023 winner Greg Silkman, First Creek Wines, with Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales