Calabria Family Wines

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE USE | November 2019

RIVERINA DURIF FLYS HIGH WITH INTERNATIONAL TROPHY WIN!

Calabria Family Wines 2017 Three Bridges Riverina Durif has impressed international judges by winning the Trophy for ‘Best National & International Varieties for Red Wine’ at the largest officially recognized wine show in the world, AWC Vienna Wine Competition. On top of the Three Bridges Durif, the 2016 Calabria Iconic Grand Reserve Barossa Valley Shiraz also received high recognition receiving a Trophy winning the ‘Shiraz Category’.

Due to the unswayable blind tasting system and the strict tasting rules, AWC Vienna Wine Competition, is the most challenging of the world’s renowned wine tasting competitions and is establishing the highest standards to honour the continuously raising quality requirements in the world of wine. 12,617 wines from 42 countries met the challenge in 2019!

Overall, Calabria Family Wines took home two Trophies, ten Gold Medals and four Silver Medals.

Winemaker and owner of Calabria Family Wines, Bill Calabria, was thrilled with the results; “The winemaking team at Calabria Family Wines always strive to create quality wines, in particular our Calabria Three Bridges Durif which continues to take out the highest accolades every year. Our Calabria Three Bridges Durif has been rated as one of the best Durif’s in the world which is great recognition for the Riverina region and to be recognized at an international level is truly an honour.”

A full list of the Calabria Family Wines results are below:

TROPHY WINNERS
2016 The Iconic Grand Reserve Shiraz – Winner of Shiraz Category
2017 Three Bridges Durif – Winner of all other National & International Varieties (red wine) Category

GOLD MEDALIST WINNERS
2017 Three Bridges Durif
2016 Calabria The Iconic Grand Reserve Barossa Valley Shiraz
2017 Saint Petri Barossa Valley Grenache Shiraz Mataro
2017 Saint Petri Barossa Valley Shiraz Carignan
2017 Three Bridges Barossa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
2017 Three Bridges Barossa Valley RESERVE Cabernet Sauvignon
2017 Three Bridges Barossa Valley Shiraz
2016 Calabria Bros. Old Vine Barossa Valley Shiraz
2017 Three Bridges Barossa Valley Grenache
2017 Three Bridges Botrytis Semillon

SILVER MEDALIST WINNERS
2018 Three Bridges Chardonnay
2018 Okiwi Bay Marlborough, New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
2018 Richland Shiraz
2016 Nine Stones Barossa Valley Shiraz


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Media Contact: Ashleigh Quarisa | aquarisa@calabriawines.com.a