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U.S. Ambassador Berry represents his winemakers.

America's Ambassador to Australia John Berry was a guest at the 2014 Trophy Degustation Dinner held in Sydney during October. Ambassador Berry spoke on behalf of the U.S trophy winners who were unable to attend because "they are in the middle of harvest time" He is seen here with Challenge President Ms Judith Kennedy.

By |January 5th, 2016|

Campbell comes back for more!

New Zealand's MW Bob Campbell was one of the inaugural judges in 2003 in the days when the Challenge was Tri Nations and is back again for his 14th year. Read more see THE JUDGES

By |January 5th, 2016|

Nikolai St George resigns

St George (pictured), more about Matua Valley’s talented chief winemaker has resigned and will leave the company in January 2016, according to a spokesman from Treasury Wines. Matua took out the six Nations Bordeaux Blend trophy in 2015 Nikolai has been making wine at Matua for seven years and is largely credited, by me at [...]

By |January 5th, 2016|

Michael Fridjhon’s 14th year!

A great supporter of this Challenge since its  inception Fridjhon is South Africa’s most highly regarded international wine judge. He returns to one of his favorite wine shows. Read more see THE JUDGES

By |January 5th, 2016|

Eduardo plans to win more in 2016

Challenge judge Eduardo Brethauer best describes himself as “Wine taster, buy foody, troche traveller, writer, amateur cook and rugby lover”. Eduardo is one of the foremost wine journalists in Chile. Read more see THE JUDGES  

By |January 5th, 2016|