Now in its 47th year the aim of this annual competition is to award excellence to wines and spirits worldwide. Entries are received from almost 90 countries with each sample judged according to class and treated equally.

 

Judging wines at IWSC

 

The Judging Process

Winning an award with the IWSC isn’t easy. Entries are judged by industry experts over a 7-month period conducted over 2 stages. The first phase is a ‘double blind’ judging method where samples are pre-poured into numbered glasses to be assessed for sensory and technical excellence. The second stage is a detailed microbiological and chemical analysis undertaken by an independent third party to ensure entries are a true representation of the rigorous criteria in place and uphold the values of IWSC.

 

Our Winning Wines

 

Wine

Award

NV All Saints Estate Grand Rutherglen Muscat

Silver Outstanding 2016

NV All Saints Estate Rare Rutherglen Muscat

Gold 2016

NV All Saints Estate Classic Rutherglen Muscat

Gold Outstanding 2016

NV All Saints Estate Classic Rutherglen Muscat

Fortified Wine Trophy 2016

NV All Saints Estate Rutherglen Muscat

Silver Outstanding 2016

2013 All Saints Estate Family Cellar Shiraz

Silver 2016

2013 All Saints Estate Family Cellar Durif

Silver Outstanding 2016

2013 All Saints Estate Family Cellar Marsanne

Silver 2016

 

What the scores mean

Gold Outstanding 93 and above

Quality of the highest order

 

Gold 90-92

Superior example, setting the standard

 

Silver Outstanding 86-89

Outstanding example, excellent quality

 

Silver 80-85

Fine example, excellent quality

 

Our Wine Club Members receive a minimum 15% discount when they buy wine at online or from our cellar doors at All Saints Estate and St Leonards Vineyard. Other benefits include 4 fuss free deliveries of your preferred of wine per year to your door and a winery based customer service team on hand to answer any questions or assist with your wine selection. To find out more, click here.

 

For more information about the International Wine and Spirit Competition, click here