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2020 London Wine Competition Winners Announced

04/01/2021

The top 3 countries that scored the medals were Australia, Italy, and Spain.

The results of the 2020 London Wine Competition are out. This is where wines are judged for end consumers. Wines are rated with 3 main criteria in mind, quality, value, and package. To be a medal winner, wines must show an overall rating in all the 3 factors. This year’s competition saw about 1000 entries from more than 41 countries which also included new wine-producing countries like India.

The top 3 countries that scored the medals were Australia, Italy, and Spain. Followed by France, Portugal, and the United States. The top 5 varieties that scored were Shiraz / Syrah, Cabernet, Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Tempranillo. The biggest improvement in the score by country was in the United States which had the highest average score by country followed by France.

Here are the highlights of the 2020 London Wine Competition:

The Dead Arm Shiraz 2017

Best wines by the country award are as follows:

  • France - Beaune Toussaints 1er Cru 2017

  • Italy - Fattoria Villa Saletta Società Agricola srl Chianti

  • Australia - The Dead Arm

  • United States - Silverado Vineyards SOLO Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Argentina - Alpasión Grand Cabernet Franc

  • Spain -Fruto Noble Roble

  • Chile - Since 1825

  • Portugal - Perspectiva Reserva

Best wines by varietal are as follows:

  • Shiraz / Syrah - The Dead Arm from Australia

  • Merlot - Shaw Wines Estate Merlot from Australia

  • Chardonnay - Grevino Chardonnay from United States

  • Pinot noir - Beaune Toussaints 1er Cru 2017 from France

  • Cabernet Sauvignon - Silverado Vineyards SOLO Cabernet Sauvignon from United States

  • Sparkling Wine - Domaine Du Chant D’éole from Belgium

View full results here

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