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The image is Australia’s judge Huon Hooke, President Judith Kennedy and Julian Brewer of Villiera, South Africa with the Wine of Show trophy at the presentation dinner in Sydney last night.
285 people attended the Grande tasting event in the Four Seasons Ballroom in Sydney. The trophy dinner followed with 54 guests in the private dining room and Huon Hooke presented the trophies. The Consul General of Argentina Ricardo Bocalandro and Mrs Bocalandro were special guests and among the guest were 11 of the winemakers responsible for the wine on the tables. Many flew in from overseas to attend. Wolf Blass was also there to represent his brand.
Image: Huon Hooke with Wolf Blass receiving the trophy for Red Wine (non Bordeaux) Blend, Wolf Blass Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Malbec 2007