Over the course of two weeks, 280 of the world’s top wine experts blind tasted close to 17,000 wines.
This culminated in 50 Best in Show medals, 148 Platinum, 480 Gold, 4,164 Silver and 7,376 Bronze medals being given out.
* France dominated the awards again this year with stunning quality hailing from Burgundy, Champagne, the Rhône and Provence. French wines won 13 of the 50 Best in Show medals, Burgundy did notably well, winning four top accolades, these were:
Second Winner Spain received a total of eight Best in Show medals and lots of platinum, gold, silver and bronze medalls.
Lustau, the Almacenista Antonio Caballero y Sobrinos Del Castillo Amontillado NV
30 Years Old V.O.R.S.
Australia took 3rd place closely behind Spain with six Best in Show medals.
Shiraz enjoyed another good year, with half of the esteemed accolades going to:
Eileen Hardy, Chardonnay, Cross-
The UK wine industry had another hugely successful year, with three of the top 50 wines globally coming from England.
Two wineries scooped the ultimate award of Best in Show. Chapel Down won for not one but two of its wines, the Kit’s Coty Chardonnay 2016 and Kit’s Coty Coeur De Cuvée 2014. In West Sussex, Wiston Estate won Best in Show for its Blanc de Blancs Brut 2011.
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