Introduction

Hunter Bottling Company – Hunter Valley Boutique Winemakers Show 2016

Maitland Showground

19th – 21st September 2016

A competition to evaluate wine made from grapes grown in the Hunter Valley by Boutique Winemakers.

This year, being our 28th Annual Boutique Winemakers Show, promises to be our most successful show yet.

Our show is proudly sponsored by Hunter Bottling Company, Crowne Plaza Pokolbin, Carraro Design, Riedel Glassware, The Bloomfield Group, Assta Label House, Pivotel Business Systems, Keith Tulloch Wines, Orora Group, Vinkem and AGTurf Lawn Solutions.

This year’s Judging Panel will be Peter Hall, Rodney Kempe, Mark Richardson, Gary Reed, Nick Paterson, Dr. Ray Healey, and Chairman of Judges Keith Tulloch. There will also be the Karl Stockhausen Trophy awarded to the wine he deems to be the best example of Hunter quality and style.

The Presentation Dinner will be held at the Crowne Plaza, Pokolbin on Thursday 22nd September 2016.  Our guest speaker is the Hon. George Souris, the former leader of the National Party in NSW, whose ministerial portfolio also includes former Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Hospitality and Racing, Minister for the Arts and Minister for the Hunter.

The 2016 Exhibitor Entry Pack can be downloaded from this website under the ‘2016 Entries’ tab.  The pack includes the regulations, classes, booking, delivery and payment forms. The Certificate of Entry is also included which will need to be returned as soon as possible so we may issue your unique entry code.

We look forward to your participation in this important Hunter event, which will ensure its future success.