EventAustralian Highlands Wine Show

Wines with Altitude

Australia’s only exciting event that judges all the best wines from the high altitude wine regions of Australia from all the major high altitude cool climate regions including the Southern Highlands , Orange, Mudgee, New England, Tumbarumbra, Hilltops, Canberra District and Adelaide Hills compete for the prestigious title of the AUSTRALIA’S BEST WINE WITH ALTITUDE.

Toni Paterson

The Australian Highlands Wine Show is open to all Australian wines made from grapes sourced from vineyards above 500 metres in altitude.

2019 Australian Highlands Wine Show Schedule
Entries open 1st June
Entries close 16th August
Final delivery date for entered wines 22nd August (thursday)
Judging 27 and 28th August (Tues and Wed)
Awards Presentation 20th September (Friday)


The 2018 awards nights was held at The Bradman International Cricket Museum in Bowral NSW and we thank the Bradman Foundation for their continued support. Celebrity chef Adam Liaw was on hand to present trophies to winning wineries alongside our generous sponsors.
Southern Highlands Food and Wine Association and its members
Destination Southern Highlands
Destination NSW
The Fritz family
The Moginie family
The Bradman Foundation
Harrigan Motors

2018 Australian Highlands Wine Show Trophies

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS FOOD AND WINE ASSOCIATION TROPHY FOR THE BEST WINE IN SHOW
Tamburlaine Orange Reserve 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

HARRIGAN MOTORS TROPHY FOR BEST RED WINE IN SHOW
Tamburlaine Orange Reserve 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

BRADMAN FOUNDATION TROPHY FOR BEST WHITE WINE IN SHOW
Robert Stein 2018 Dry Riesling

DESTINATION SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS  TROPHY FOR BEST DESSERT WINE IN SHOW
Tertini Hilltops 2017 Noble Chardonnay Sauvignon Blanc

2ST RADIO TROPHY FOR BEST CHARDONNAY OF SHOW
Stockmans Ridge Wines Outlaw 2016 Chardonnay

LESLIE FRITZ TROPHY FOR BEST RIESLING OF SHOW
Robert Stein 2018 Dry Riesling

TROPHY FOR BEST PINOT GRIS/GRIGIO OF SHOW
Tertini 2018 Southern Highlands Pinot Gris

TROPHY FOR BEST OTHER SINGLE WHITE VARIETY OF SHOW
Tertini Private Cellar Collection 2017 Arneis

TROPHY FOR BEST CABERNET SAUVIGNON OF SHOW
Tamburlaine Orange Reserve 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

TROPHY FOR BEST MERLOT OF SHOW
Sallys Corner Wines 2016 Merlot

TROPHY FOR BEST SHIRAZ OF SHOW
Corang Estate Hilltops 2017 Shiraz

TROPHY FOR BEST OTHER SINGLE RED VARIETAL OF SHOW
Tamburlaine Orange Reserve 2017 Malbec

Download full results (PDFs)
2018 WINE SHOW RESULTS
2017 WINE SHOW RESULTS
2016 WINE SHOW RESULTS
2015 WINE SHOW RESULTS
2014 WINE SHOW RESULTS
2013 WINE SHOW RESULTS
2012 WINE SHOW RESULTS