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19, October 2021

2021 MGA Insurance McLaren Vale Wine Show Judging

Judging for 2021 MGA Insurance McLaren Vale Wine Show is well underway this week. Coordinated by a team of dedicated volunteers, this year’s wine show has received 797 entries, which will be judged by 15 judges, led by esteemed wine writer and reviewer, Tony Love (Chair of Judges).

The winners of the McLaren Vale Wine Show will be announced at a black-tie dinner at Beresford Estate on Thursday 28 October, with results available at the end of next week.

McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association
would like to thank the MVGWTA Wine Show Committee (including the 19 Wine Show Stewards):


  • Jolene Swayn
  • Paul Carpenter


  • Tony Love


  • Natasha Mooney
  • Kate Laurie
  • Tim Dolan


  • Tony Love
  • Skye Salter
  • Riley Harrison
  • Alex Sherrah
  • Alex Mackenzie
  • Greg Clack
  • Leigh Ratzmer


  • Henry Slattery
  • Michael Kane
  • Amelia Warley
  • Dylan Lee
  • Ashley Sinclair
  • Maddy Jiang

Fun Fact:
It takes approximately 750 volunteer hours to manage and facilitate the McLaren Vale Wine Show including planning, set up and pack down for the 4 days of judging and volunteering during the week of the show!