Every year in May, the region’s wines are benchmarked and judged according to international standards at the Langhorne Creek Wine Show. The best of the best are awarded prized trophies across a range of wine styles and classes.

The current champion wines of the region from the 2023 Multi Color Corporation Langhorne Creek Wine Show are listed below, judged by Chair of Judges Sue Bell, with senior judges Pablo Theodoros and Riley Harrison, assisted by associate judges Brett Smith and Tyler Follett.

Our judges hard at work

2023 wine show award winners

Champion wine of show

Bleasdale 2021 Frank Potts
Sponsored by Cooperages 1912

best Cabernet Sauvignon

Kimbolton 2020 The Rifleman Cabernet Sauvignon
Sponsored by Orora

best shiraz

Bleasdale 2021 Generations Shiraz
Sponsored by Project Wine Pty Ltd

Best Malbec

Lake Breeze 2021 Malbec
Sponsored by New Holland Agriculture

best alternative variety

Kimbolton 2022 Montepulciano
Sponsored by Hewy’s Filtration Services.

chair of judges award

Kimbolton 2022 Montepulciano
Presented by Sue Bell

Best Museum or fortified wine

Lake Breeze 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Sponsored by Daish Irrigation and Netafim

producer of the year

Kimbolton Wines
Sponsored by Belvidere Winery

Viticulturist of the Year

Mark Cleggett
Sponsored by Peats Soil and Garden Supplies

2024 wine show sponsors