GEELONG WINE AWARDS
Scotchmans Hill is very proud to be firstly awarded with the prestigious Tonnellerie Marsannay Trophy, Best Wine of Provenance for Cornelius 2021, 2017, 2014 Norfolk Vineyard Pinot Noir—recognition for the best flight of three wines from the red and white wine of provenance classes. exceptional achievement and well-deserved recognition!
BEST SHIRAZ 2021 CORNELIUS SPRAY FARM SYRAH
We are thrilled to announce that the 2021 Cornelius Spray Farm Syrah has just achieved the remarkable feat of winning BEST SHIRAZ at the prestigious Ballarat Wine Show. An incredible achievement to be awarded Best Shiraz for TWO consecutive years!
2023 Winner - 2021 Cornelius Spray Farm Syrah
2022 Winner - 2021 Scotchmans Hill Shiraz
HALLIDAY Wine companion
Scotchmans Hill is thrilled to share that 20 wines received 90 points and above in the 2024 Halliday Wine Companion Awards. Our 2020 Cornelius Sutton Vineyard Chardonnay received an incredible result of 97 points! The 2024 Halliday Wine Companion has again awarded Scotchmans Hill the prestigious Top 5 Star winery rating, now held for over 20 years. Awarded to outstanding wineries that regularly produce wines of exemplary quality and typicity. Congratulations to our Winemakers, Robin, Marcus, and Pete, and all the winery and viticulture crew for another outstanding year.
Top 100 Wineries 2023
Scotchmans Hill has been selected in this year's Halliday Wine Companion TOP 100 WIneries! The Halliday Wine Companion Top 100 Wineries is a celebration of the best Australian producers of right now."This is a list of producers who are prepared to stake their reputation on every single wine they release." – Campbell Mattinson.
ROYAL MELBOURNE WINE AWARD
The Melbourne Royal Wine Awards is one of Australia’s oldest and most respected wine shows, recognising and rewarding excellence in Australian winemaking. Scotchmans Hill is thrilled to announce that our newly released 2021 Scotchmans Hill was awarded Best Victorian Shiraz & the prestigious Trevor Mast trophy for Best Shiraz of Show. The 2021 Scotchmans Hill Shiraz was also in the final top six wines in the country for the most prestigious wine trophy in Australia, the Jimmy Watson Trophy. This is an incredible achievement by Robin Brockett, Marcus Holt, Peter Armstrong and all the winemaking and viticulture team, and recognition of their passion and hard work in producing another exceptional vintage of cool maritime climate Shiraz.
VICTORIAN WINE SHOW
This show is solely for Victorian wines and allows us to bench mark ourselves against other wines from within the state. This includes our 2018 and 2022 Trophy for Best Rose in Show.
2022 AUSTRALIAN PINOT NOIR CHALLENGE
Trophy for Best Geelong Pinot Noir - 2021 Scotchmans Hill Pinot Noir
REGIONAL WINE SHOWS
Ballarat and Geelong Wine Shows – Regional entries of Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong, the Grampians and the Pyrenees. These shows are a great opportunity to benchmark locally.
In 2022 Scotchmans Hill was awarded:
Geelong Wine Show
Trophy for Best Chardonnay - 2020 Scotchmans Hill Cornelius Sutton Vineyard Chardonnay
Trophy for Most Successful Exhibitor
Ballarat Wine Show
Trophy for Best Chardonnay of Show - 2021 Scotchmans Hill Chardonnay
Trophy for Best White Wine of Show - 2021 Scotchmans Hill Chardonnay
Trophy for Best Shiraz of Show - 2021 Scotchmans Hill Shiraz
Trophy for Best Red Wine of Show - 2021 Scotchmans Hill Shiraz
Trophy for Best Wine of Show - 2021 Scotchmans Hill Shiraz