Wine Categories 

(QDA) Explorers Wines

Including red and white wine 

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Submissions are invited of regionally classic and representative wines, together with blends and lesser-known or 'other' grape varieties. 

Entries are invited from retailers or producers for wines (up to 3 per price band) for the Regional or 'other grape varieties' wines, which demonstrate high quality, winemaking flair and regional typically. 

(QDA) Varietal Wines

Including red and white wines

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White Wines by Grape Variety: min 85% named variety (Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Viognier, Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Grenache Blanc)

Red Wines by Grape variety: min 85% named variety (Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Grenache Noir/Garnacha, Tempranillo, Shiraz/Syrah)

(QDA) Rosé Wine

The rose category will now be sub-divided into sweetness levels to reflect the growing popularity of dry styles. 

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(QDA) Sparkling Wines

Including prosecco, champagne and other sparkling wines 

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(QDA) Light, Fortified & Dessert Wines

Enter your light, dessert and fortified wines here; we sub-divide entries for judging by the type of wines entered. There are three price bands for entry.

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