Granite Belt wineries win top awards
GRANITE Belt wineries have proven the quality of their wines once again at the Australian Small Winemakers Show.
Ballandean's Golden Grove Winery swept aside competition from Australia and New Zealand to take the Champion Small Winery of Show Trophy as well as four Queensland Awards.
Symphony Hills Wines won the Dick de Luca Memorial Trophy for best Queensland Shiraz.
See below for a full list of the trophy winners and Tuesday's edition of the Stanthorpe Border Post for a more in depth story with the Granite Belt's big winners.
Australian Small Winemakers Show Trophy Winners
Champion Small Winery of Show: Golden Grove Estate
Most Successful Exhibitor Trophy: Palmer Wines
Champion Red Wine: Lake Breeze Wines - 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon
Champion White Wine: Harewood Estate Wines - 2012 Mount Barker Riesling
Champion Fortified Wine: Stanton & Killeen Wines - Grand Topaque NV
Winemakers Award: Harewood Estate Wines - James Kellie, 2012 Mount Barker Riesling
Viticulturist Award: Lake Breeze Wines - Tim Follett, 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon
Preben Jacobsen Stewards Choice Award: Pooley Wines - 2011 Butchers Hill Pinot Noir
Award for Technical Excellence in Queensland Winemaking: Golden Grove Estate
Most Successful Queensland Exhibitor Trophy: Golden Grove Estate
Best Queensland White Wine: Golden Grove Estate - 2011 Sauvignon Blanc
Best Queensland Red Wine: Golden Grove Estate - 2011 Tempranillo
Dick de Luca Memorial Trophy for Best Queensland Shiraz: Symphony Hills Wines - 2008 Reserve Shiraz