The Judges for the WA Boutique, WA Single Vineyard and Blackwood Valley Wine Shows are:
- Kim Horton of Willow Bridge (Chief Judge)
- Erin Larkin, wine journalist (Panel Judge)
- Kym Tyrer of Galafrey Wines
- Paul Dickson of Thompson Estate
- Lance Perkin of Heaford Glen
- Foni Pollitt of Mayfair Lane
The Associate Judges are:
- Emma Elliott of Liquid Mix and 100 Proof
- Sam Badger of Woodlands
- Sophie Ward of Naturalist Vintners
- Adriaan Foot of Ferngrove
Wines can be entered in the 2020 WA Blackwood Valley Wine Show using the following:
Details are available by downloading this Schedule of Terms & Conditions
While CoVid-19 has presented challenges for events, the Blackwood Valley Wine Industry Association has continued planning for the 2020 Blackwood Valley Wine Show, the 2020 WA Boutique Wine Show and the 2020 WA Single Vineyard Wine Show.
Judging will be on Thursday October 15 and Friday October 16.
Invitations are now being sent out with wines to be delivered by September 25.
The judging panel will be led by Kim Horton, winemaker at Willow Bridge Estate.
Due to the CoVid-19 restrictions the public tasting will not proceed this year.
Tickets are now available for the public tasting event following the judging of wines in the Blackwood Valley, WA Boutique and WA Single Vineyard Wine Shows. All wines entered in the wine shows will be available for tasting. The event is from 5.00pm to 8.00pm on Saturday 19 October 2019 and entry is only $40 per person.
Tickets can be purchased from Eventbrite
Wines can now be entered into the 2019 WA Boutique Wine Show which is open to all WA wineries that crush up to 250 tonnes annually. Wines are judged to Australian Standards by an experienced judging team led by Panel Judges Cath Oates (Chief Judge) and Kim Horton. Enter now to have your wines tested against the best in the West. See details at www.blackwoodvalleywine.com.au
The Exhibitor’s Tasting is Saturday 19 October 2019 from 3.00pm to 4.30pm. This is the opportunity for exhibitors to review their results with the judges and to taste other wines entered in the Wine Show.