The Third Annual Pinot Noir Challenge - 18 to 21 November 2019

Once again, Philip Rich will be Chairman of Judges with Jim Chatto and Melanie Chester as judges.

The Australian Pinot Noir Challenge showcases the depth and breadth of Australian Pinot Noir regions, sites and styles - and recognises the country’s best examples.  Judged according to ASVO standards the judging panel will score on a 100-point scale, with the highest pointed wine from each region (of gold medal standard, 95 points or higher) eligible for the overall champion - 2019 Australian Pinot Noir Challenge Trophy - at a presentation dinner on Thursday 21 November.

Entries Open - Monday 16 September (via Showrunner)

Entires Close - Monday 21 October

2019 Schedule here


Presentation Dinner - Thursday 21 November @ 6.00pm

The winner of the Australian Pinot Noir Challenge will be announced at a special 5 course dinner matched perfectly to the award winning wines, at Cumulus Inc, 45 Flinders Street, Melbourne on Thursday 21 November.  Tickets to the dinner are $160.00 per person and can be purchased here.


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