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It is only right that a nationally renowned Winery, with a cellar door benchmarked by the "Winemakers Federation of Australia" as one of the best 25 cellar doors in Australia unperpinned by our absolute passion for a "wow factor" experience by discerning wine connoisseurs, should be recognised by industry piers.

We are, of course immensely proud of the reputation and recognition we have received. These awards reinforce what professional and personal Clients have been saying for years. That our wines are, without doubt, up there with the world'very best!

But don't just take our word for it! Listed below are just some of the huge number of awards we have received over the years (Please note we have not included Bronze awards for publication) :

2017
BEST New Released Shiraz for 2016 in Australia for $20 to $30 class, Winestate Annual Edition January 2017
Wignalls Single Vineyard Premium Chardonnay 2013 - GOLD Medal, Sydney International Wine Competition. TOP 100 wines of Competition, Sydney International Wine Competition.

2016
Wignalls Shiraz 2015 - GOLD medal, Australian Small Winemakers Show.  GOLD medal, Cowra Wine Show.  GOLD Medal - Great Australian Shiraz Challenge 2016. GOLD Medal - Great Australian Shiraz Challenge 2016. GOLD Sydney International Wine Challenge - TOP 100 wines of year Southern Hemisphere
Wignalls Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015 - GOLD Medal, Australian Small Winemakers Show. SILVER Medal, Western Australian Wine Show.
Wignalls Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2014 - SILVER  Medal, Australia and New Zealand Boutique Winemakers Show. Huon Hooke rated 24th Best Value Pinot in Australia  93/100
Wignalls Cabernet Merlot 2014 - GOLD Medal, Australia and New Zealand Boutique Wine Show. Featured in Sunday Times WA and Daily Telegraph Sydney :- “Amazing Australian Value”

2015

Wignalls 2013 Premium Chardonnay - Gold and Trophy, Sydney Top 100 International Wine Challenge.
Wignalls 2013 Pinot Noir - Gold and Possible Trophy, Qantas Western Australian Wine Show.
Wignalls 2014 Cab Merlot - GOLD Medal - Royal Hobart International Wine Show 2015. Silver Medal, National Cool Climate Show.
Wignalls 2014 Shiraz - Gold, Qantas Western Australian Wine Show. Gold, National Cool Climate Show, Trophy Best Red Wine, National Cool Climate Show Trophy.  Best Shiraz, National Cool Climate Show. TROPHY | "Best Overall Wine", TROPHY | National Cool Climate Show.

2014
Wignalls 2013 Pinot Noir - 2014 Silver Medal - Qantas Western Australia Show.
Wignalls 2014 Sauvignon Blanc - SILVER MEDAL - Cowra Wine Show.
Wignalls 2012 Shiraz - 4.5 Stars Best of the West - Winestate magazine May 2014 Runner up, Best Wines of the Year - Winestate magazine September 2014.

2013
Wignalls 2012 Pinot Noir - Ranked Top 24 “Panel Picks” wines of the year 2014 - Australian Wine Selectors.
Wignalls 2012 Cabernet Merlot  - SILVER MEDAL - Cairns Wine Show. 93 Points - James Haliday Wine Companion 2015. Top 40 New Releases in Australia / New Zealand - Winestate Magazine July 2014. Best reds under $20 value - Tyson Stelzer August 2014. Top Value Wine - Wine Business Monthly September 2014

2012
Wignalls 2012 Sauvignon Blanc - Voted in the Top 40 Best Value Wines of the year in Australia and New Zealand - Winestate Magazine Annual 2013 Edition.

2011
2009 Premium Chardonnay - Gold Medal Sydney Royal Show. “Best Of List” Australia - James Halidays Wine Companion 2011

2010
2010 Wignalls 2009 Premium Chardonnay - GOLD Sydney Royal Wine Show BEST of Class - James Halliday - Australian Wine Companion 2011 Edition.

2009
Wignalls 2008 Pinot Noir - Gold medal, Cowra wine show.
Wignalls 2009 Sauvignon Blanc - Silver medal, Cowra wine show, Featured wine “The West Australian” 20/8/09, Ray Jordan.

2008
Wignalls 2007 Pinot Noir - Gold Medal - Royal Melbourne wine show.
Wignalls 2007 Premium Chardonnay - TROPHY | “Best New World Wine”, Japan International Wine Challenge, “Special Award” Australia's Best Wine of Show, Japan International Wine Challenge, Gold Medal, Japan International Wine Challenge.
Wignalls 2007 Shiraz - Gold medal, Cowra wine show NSW.
Wignalls 2008 Sauvignon Blanc - TROPHY | Gold “Best Sauvignon Blanc of show” Cowra NSW, Gold Medal - Perth Royal Show, Silver medal - Adelaide Royal Show.

2007
Wignalls 2006 Pinot Noir - Top 100 wines of the year Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne Age. Featured in Qantas Inflight magazine. Top 6 wines for Summer, Peter Forestal. Gold medal - Japan International Wine Challenge. Gold medal - Qantas Western Australian Wine Show. Gold medal - Royal Melbourne wine show.
2007 Premium Chardonnay - Japan international Wine Challenge. Gold Medal. TROPHY | Best New World Wine.


2006
Wignalls 2004 Pinot Noir - Classified in the Top 100 New Release wines of the year with Australian Gourmet Traveller. Our Pinot was ranked 12th best red wine - Australia’s highest ranked Pinot Noir. Gold at Melbourne wine show. Gold at Japan International wine challenge (only WA gold awarded)
Highest warded at the Perth Sheraton awards
Wignalls 2004 Premium Chardonnay - featured in a new book in London as one of the top 10 Chardonnay producers from the New World.

2005
Wignalls 2004 Pinot Noir - Trophy and Gold, Qantas Western Australian Wine Show

Earlier Awards

2000
Nominated and voted (by the US wine industry) as one of eight wineries to be highlighted at the “International Pinot Noir Celebration” hosted in Oregon US annually.

Wignalls Winery nominated and won “Small Business Awards” for an agriculturally based business in our region. Our competition was mining companies, multinational tree plantation companies and highly successful exporting companies.

1998
Highest awarded Gold Medal (in the world) for Wignalls 1996 Chardonnay at the “Japan International Wine Challenge”.

Trophy “Best Australian White Wine” Japan International Wine Challenge.

1994
Wignalls unknown wine Blend won an unexpected Trophy at the Perth Sheraton Wine Awards for our “Pinot Cabernet” awarded by Len Evans.

1993
Selected Pinot Noir for representation for “Best Australasian Red Wine including Africa” and came third. Wignalls 1993 Pinot Noir came into folk law as the wine won Gold in every show shown in Australia except Perth.

1992
"Champion Dry White Table Wine” Australian Small Winemakers Show.

1991
Chairman’s Award for WA’s “Best Individual Wine” Sheraton, Perth WA Wine Awards (Pinot Noir).

1990
Chairman’s Award for WA’s “Best Individual Wine” Sheraton, Perth WA Wine Awards (Pinot Noir).

SGIO’s Travel Award (North America) WA’S “Best Table Wine” - This time with Pinot Noir.
It is only right that a nationally renowned Winery, with a cellar door benchmarked by the "Winemakers Federation of Australia" as one of the best 25 cellar doors in Australia unperpinned by our absolute passion for a "wow factor" experience by discerning wine connoisseurs, should be recognised by industry piers.
We are, of course immensely proud of the reputation and recognition we have received. These awards reinforce what professional and personal Clients have been saying for years. That our wines are, without doubt, up there with the world'very best!

But don't just take our word for it! Listed below are just some of the huge number of awards we have received over the years (Please note we have not included Bronze awards for publication) :

2017
BEST New Released Shiraz for 2016 in Australia for $20 to $30 class, Winestate Annual Edition January 2017
Wignalls Single Vineyard Premium Chardonnay 2013 - GOLD Medal, Sydney International Wine Competition. TOP 100 wines of Competition, Sydney International Wine Competition.

2016
Wignalls Shiraz 2015 - GOLD medal, Australian Small Winemakers Show.  GOLD medal, Cowra Wine Show.  GOLD Medal - Great Australian Shiraz Challenge 2016. GOLD Medal - Great Australian Shiraz Challenge 2016. GOLD Sydney International Wine Challenge - TOP 100 wines of year Southern Hemisphere
Wignalls Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015 - GOLD Medal, Australian Small Winemakers Show. SILVER Medal, Western Australian Wine Show.
Wignalls Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2014 - SILVER  Medal, Australia and New Zealand Boutique Winemakers Show. Huon Hooke rated 24th Best Value Pinot in Australia  93/100
Wignalls Cabernet Merlot 2014 - GOLD Medal, Australia and New Zealand Boutique Wine Show. Featured in Sunday Times WA and Daily Telegraph Sydney :- “Amazing Australian Value”

2015

Premium Chardonnay 2013 - Gold and possible Trophy, Sydney Top 100 International Wine Challenge.
Pinot Noir 2013 - Gold and Trophy, Qantas Western Australian Wine Show.
Cab Merlot 2014 - Silver Medal, National Cool Climate Show.
Shiraz 2014 - Gold, Qantas Western Australian Wine Show. Gold, National Cool Climate Show, Trophy Best Red Wine, National Cool Climate Show Trophy.  Best Shiraz, National Cool Climate Show. Best Overall Wine, National Cool Climate Show.

2014
Wignalls 2013 Pinot Noir - 2014 Silver Medal - Qantas Western Australia Show.
Wignalls 2014 Sauvignon Blanc - SILVER MEDAL - Cowra Wine Show.
Wignalls 2012 Shiraz - 4.5 Stars Best of the West - Winestate magazine May 2014 Runner up, Best Wines of the Year - Winestate magazine September 2014.

2013
Wignalls 2012 Pinot Noir - Ranked Top 24 “Panel Picks” wines of the year 2014 - Australian Wine Selectors.
Wignalls 2012 Cabernet Merlot  - SILVER MEDAL - Cairns Wine Show. 93 Points - James Haliday Wine Companion 2015. Top 40 New Releases in Australia / New Zealand - Winestate Magazine July 2014. Best reds under $20 value - Tyson Stelzer August 2014. Top Value Wine - Wine Business Monthly September 2014

2012
Wignalls 2012 Sauvignon Blanc - Voted in the Top 40 Best Value Wines of the year in Australia and New Zealand - Winestate Magazine Annual 2013 Edition.

2011
2009 Premium Chardonnay - Gold Medal Sydney Royal Show. “Best Of List” Australia - James Halidays Wine Companion 2011

2010
2010 Wignalls 2009 Premium Chardonnay - GOLD Sydney Royal Wine Show BEST of Class - James Halliday - Australian Wine Companion 2011 Edition.

2009
Wignalls 2008 Pinot Noir - Gold medal, Cowra wine show.
Wignalls 2009 Sauvignon Blanc - Silver medal, Cowra wine show, Featured wine “The West Australian” 20/8/09, Ray Jordan.

2008
Wignalls 2007 Pinot Noir - Gold Medal - Royal Melbourne wine show.
Wignalls 2007 Premium Chardonnay - TROPHY | “Best New World Wine”, Japan International Wine Challenge, “Special Award” Australia's Best Wine of Show, Japan International Wine Challenge, Gold Medal, Japan International Wine Challenge.
Wignalls 2007 Shiraz - Gold medal, Cowra wine show NSW.
Wignalls 2008 Sauvignon Blanc - TROPHY | Gold “Best Sauvignon Blanc of show” Cowra NSW, Gold Medal - Perth Royal Show, Silver medal - Adelaide Royal Show.

2007
Wignalls 2006 Pinot Noir - Top 100 wines of the year Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne Age. Featured in Qantas Inflight magazine. Top 6 wines for Summer, Peter Forestal. Gold medal - Japan International Wine Challenge. Gold medal - Qantas Western Australian Wine Show. Gold medal - Royal Melbourne wine show.

2005
Wignalls 2004 Pinot Noir - Trophy and Gold, Qantas Western Australian Wine Show

Earlier Awards

2000
Nominated and voted (by the US wine industry) as one of eight wineries to be highlighted at the “International Pinot Noir Celebration” hosted in Oregon US annually.

Wignalls Winery nominated and won “Small Business Awards” for an agriculturally based business in our region. Our competition was mining companies, multinational tree plantation companies and highly successful exporting companies.

1998
Highest awarded Gold Medal (in the world) for Wignalls 1996 Chardonnay at the “Japan International Wine Challenge”.

Trophy “Best Australian White Wine” Japan International Wine Challenge.

1994
Wignalls unknown wine Blend won an unexpected Trophy at the Perth Sheraton Wine Awards for our “Pinot Cabernet” awarded by Len Evans.

1993
Selected Pinot Noir for representation for “Best Australasian Red Wine including Africa” and came third. Wignalls 1993 Pinot Noir came into folk law as the wine won Gold in every show shown in Australia except Perth.

1992
"Champion Dry White Table Wine” Australian Small Winemakers Show.

1991
Chairman’s Award for WA’s “Best Individual Wine” Sheraton, Perth WA Wine Awards (Pinot Noir).

1990
Chairman’s Award for WA’s “Best Individual Wine” Sheraton, Perth WA Wine Awards (Pinot Noir).

SGIO’s Travel Award (North America) WA’S “Best Table Wine” - This time with Pinot Noir.
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