Lowe Family Wine’s 2022 White Gold Chardonnay has been named the Champion Wine of Show at the 2023 CCL Mudgee Wine Show.
The wine was also dubbed the Most Outstanding White Wine of Show at last night’s annual Trophy Dinner, held at Blue Wren’s The Barn.
Winemaker Lisa Bray was named the Winemaker of the Year for the second year in a row, while Huntington Estate was awarded the Most Successful Exhibitor and Most Outstanding Red Wine for its 2021 Estate Shiraz.
Other major awards on the night went to Logan Wines’ Graeme Brown who was named Viticulturalist of the Year, Pete Logan, who was recognised as the 2023 industry hero and Yeates Wines’ Sarah Yates, who was named Mudgee Wine Young Achiever of the Year.
The 2023 CCL Mudgee Wine Show notched up an impressive 237 entries from 29 exhibitors across a range of white, red, sparkling and rose varietals.