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2020 London Wine Competition Winners Announced

07-21-2020 12:40 PM CET | Arts & Culture

Press release from: London Wine Competition

Find out which wines won awards at this year’s London Wine Competition. The results of the 2020 London Wine Competition are out. This is where wines are judged for end consumers. Wines are rated with 3 main criteria in mind, quality, value and package. To be a medal winner, wines must show overall rating in all the 3 factors. This year’s competition saw about 1000 entries from more than 41 countries which also included new wine producing countries like India.

The top 3 countries that scored the medals were Australia, Italy and Spain. Followed by France, Portugal and the United States. The top 5 varieties that scored were Shiraz / Syrah, Cabernet, Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Tempranillo. The biggest improvement in score by country was in the United States which had the highest average score by country followed by France.

Here are the highlights of the 2020 London Wine Competition.
● Wine Of The Year - The Dead Arm Shiraz 2017, Australia, McLaren Vale - 97 points.
● Winery Of The Year d'Arenberg, Australia, McLaren Vale
● Best Wine By Quality - The Dead Arm Shiraz 2017, Australia, McLaren Vale - 97 points.
● Best Wine By Value - Villa Saletta Chianti 2015, Toscana IGT, Italy - 96 points.
● Best Wine By Packaging - Silverado Vineyards SOLO Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Napa Valley, United States - 95 points.
Best wines by country award are as follows:
France - Beaune Toussaints 1er Cru 2017
Italy - Fattoria Villa Saletta Società Agricola srl Chianti
Australia - The Dead Arm
United States - Silverado Vineyards SOLO Cabernet Sauvignon
Argentina - Alpasión Grand Cabernet Franc
Spain -Fruto Noble Roble
Chile - Since 1825
Portugal - Perspectiva Reserva

Best wines by varietal are as follows:
Shiraz / Syrah - The Dead Arm from Australia
Merlot - Shaw Wines Estate Merlot from Australia
Chardonnay - Grevino Chardonnay from United States
Pinot noir - Beaune Toussaints 1er Cru 2017 from France
Cabernet Sauvignon - Silverado Vineyards SOLO Cabernet Sauvignon from United States
Sparkling Wine - Domaine Du Chant D’éole from Belgium

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The London Wine Competition is an international wine competition organized by Beverage Trade Network. The competition looks to recognise, reward and help promote wine brands that have successfully been created to identify with and target a specific wine drinker. For any wine brand to earn its place on a retailer’s shelf or a restaurant’s wine list - and then vitally stay there - they need to be marketable and consumer-driven and not just produced in the general hope it can find enough people willing to sell and buy it. Learn more at

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