Awards

2021 Halliday Wine Companion Awards

This year’s awards ceremony will broadcast online on August 5.

Presented by Vintage Cellars
Halliday Wine Companion is pleased to announce the return of its annual awards, with this year’s highly anticipated ceremony set to broadcast online on August 5. Wine lovers everywhere will be able to tune into the event, which will stream here on winecompanion.com.au – to watch the awards, subscribe to the Halliday Wine Companion newsletter today.

Each year, renowned wine critic and vigneron James Halliday AM and the tasting team pinpoint the top-rated Australian wines, winemakers and wineries from a pool of around 10,000. The awards evening celebrates the launch of the 2021 Halliday Wine Companion guide, which will be available in all good bookstores from August 6. The event presents six major trophies, plus varietal winners across 16 categories, showcasing some of the best wines in the country. The awards include:

  • - Wine of the Year

  • - Winemaker of the Year

  • - Winery of the Year

  • - Best Value Winery of the Year

  • - Best New Winery of the Year

  • - Dark Horse Winery of the Year

  • - 2021 Varietal Winners

View last year’s trophies and varietal winners.

The awards and launch of the 2021 Halliday Wine Companion will mark the release of more than 9000 new tasting notes, available on the morning of August 6. Over 3500 of these notes will be released in the Halliday Wine Companion book, with the full 9000 available here on winecompanion.com.au

This year’s awards will be presented by fine wine specialists Vintage Cellars. The award-winning wines will be available online and in-store at Vintage Cellars from August 6. Alongside Vintage Cellars, event partners include Harvey Norman and Riedel Glassware.

To watch the awards on August 5, subscribe to the Halliday Wine Companion newsletter. To view 9000 new tasting notes and exclusive winner details on August 6, become a member.

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