The CLC Mudgee Wine Show Black Tie Trophy Dinner will be held on Friday Sept 16, full details including ticket purchases can be viewed here.
Judges for 2016, in brief………
Chair: Mike DeGaris
Based in the Hunter Valley, Mike is a former winemaker and now consultant to many NSW regions. He is Chair of the NSW Wine Awards, has been Chair in recent years for New England, assisting them with various accreditation programmes, Mike has also chaired the New Zealand National Wine Show for five years.
Judge: Sue Hodder
Sue has been chief Winemaker at Wynns Coonawarra for the past two decades. Sue is well known to Mudgee and has judged here on at least three occasions in the past ten years. Sue has been long time Chair of the Adelaide Wine Show, along with Mike DeGaris as a judge, and has joined Mike at the New Zealand Show.
Judge: Stephen Doyle
Stephen was the pioneer of the Orange wine region having established Bloodwood Wines in the late 1970’s. Stephen has judged here previously, is no stranger to Mudgee styles and regionality. He was also involved with Mike DeGaris in New England shows and their accreditation programmes, and comes back to us with considerable experience.
We’re very fortunate to have this team of great industry experience, knowledge of Mudgee Region, and excellent synergy having previously worked extensively together.
Peter Wormald (Chair Mudgee Wine Show).