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AMERICAN ENTRIES START ROLLING IN

The friendly rivalry between the USA & Canada is set to continue again this year as Patrick Comiskey, Americas Representative Judge at the 2017 Six Nations Wine Challenge puts his best foot forward with his selection of America's best wines to take on the other 4 Nations + Canada! Entries are coming in rapidly from [...]

By |April 2nd, 2017|

BUENA SERTE CHILE!

Chile has kicked off the 2017 Challenge with entries flowing in thick and fast from up and down this unique wine producing country. Eduardo Brethauer, Chile's Representative Judge believes he has cracked the perfect combination to give Chile the best chance of furthering its reputation in the Six Nations Challenge. All selected wine producers have [...]

By |April 2nd, 2017|

OH CANADA! INVITATIONS ARE OUT AND ENTRIES ARE FLOWING IN

The very select list of Canada's best wine producers have all received their invitations to participate in the 2017 Six Nations Wine Challenge from Christopher Waters, Canada's Representative Judge. Entry forms are flowing in steadily from the various regions and stocks are making their way to our third party warehouse in Vancouver. Watch this page [...]

By |April 2nd, 2017|

THE NEW FACE OF THE SIX NATIONS WINE CHALLENGE

After being involved in the general "behind the scenes" operations of the Six Nations Wine Challenge for the past 10 years, approved Ross Anderson has taken over control from the start of the 2017 season. "I can remember the 1st Challenge I was involved in way back in 2007 when it was still called the [...]

By |April 2nd, 2017|

DIFFERENT KIND OF MEDAL

AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS Judith Kennedy Awarded Medal of Merit The Six Nations General Manager Ross Anderson and The Association of Australian Boutique Winemakers (AABW) are very proud to announce the appointment of Judith Kennedy AM as a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia. Kennedy is the immediate past CEO and current [...]

By |January 26th, 2017|

ENTER NEW USA JUDGE

Replacing retired U.S. Challenge judge Jon Bonne, health Patrick Comiskey will take up the role in 2017. Comiskey is a Senior Correspondent for Wine & Spirits Magazine, where he serves as chief critic for the wines of the Pacific Northwest He is a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times, and his work has appeared [...]

By |December 6th, 2016|

BEGINNING of a NEW ERA

  After 14 years managing this unique and successful wine show, this I am stepping down as President and handing the entire show over to Mr Ross Anderson. A Sydney resident, ampoule Anderson has been associated with the management for ten years and is well experienced to take over the role of President as of [...]

By |December 6th, 2016|

WINE OF SHOW – ROEDERER ESTATE

L'Ermitage Brut Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2007 was awarded the Wine of Show trophy. winemaker Arnaud Weyrich of the Anderson Valley, california waas unable to attend the Presentation due to comittments during harvest. The USA Consul General Valerie Fowler received the trophy on the wine company's behalf and delivered a strong message of support for the [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|

Wine Show Results

The USA took off a great haul of trophies announced at the Presentation Trophy dinner in Sydney on Wednesday 5 October.  Wine of Show, order White Wine of Show and six class trophies.  Read all the results here.   The USA Consul General Valerie Fowler accepted the Wine of Show trophy on behalf of Roederer [...]

By |October 7th, 2016|

THE JUDGING IS FINISHED

Last week the six international judges completed judging and scoring 600 wines in a secluded venue in Sydney. Early in the week the High Commission of Canada held a small reception in their Sydney office in order to welcome not only Christopher Waters the Canadian judge but all six judges. Officiating at the reception were [...]

By |August 21st, 2016|