Portavin is thrilled to announce its association with the Young Gun of Wine 2018 awards in its 12th year. Registrations are already underway to find, celebrate and showcase Australia’s young and emerging winemakers.
Open to Australian winemakers up to 45 years, this event is looking for talent that spells ” Diversity. Creativity. Deliciousness. Transparency of wine making”. The judges are looking for wines that are a reflection of the winemaker and the place and is open to winemakers making all sorts of wine.
YOUNG GUN OF WINE AWARDS – A SHOWCASE OF AUSTRALIA’S BEST
The Young Gun of Wine awards are regarded as one of Australia’s most prestigious events showcasing the amazing talent that we have in our country. Winning the title brings enormous regard and respect to the young winemakers and opens doors to opportunities that never existed before.
Judging will be held by March 2018 to determine the “Top 50” list. This will be announced by April and will be followed by a traditional consumer tasting & sales event. The “Danger Zone” award for the most adventurous wine will be presented as part of the Top 50 activity.The Top 12 finalists are then revealed ahead of “People’s choice” events and the Young Gun of wine awards concludes with the trophy winners presentation in late June.
Portavin is a trade partner for the event and we are excited as we think it is an innovative way to showcase the Australian Wine Industry and bring to the fore new talents! We look forward to meeting the winemakers, tasting the diverse range of wine varieties and having conversations around wine!
We will keep you updated as we get closer to the date about what’s happening and how you can be a part of this amazing event.
For more details about the event, please get in touch with us or visit young gun of wine website.