The APNC will be judged according to ASVO standards. The judging panel will score on a 100-point scale, with the highest pointed wine from each region (of gold medal standard, 95 points or higher) eligible for the overall champion 2019 Australian Pinot Noir Challenge Trophy.
The top regional wines will be poured at the presentation dinner in Melbourne on Thursday 21 November at Cumulus culminating in announcement of the 2019 APNC Trophy winner.
Further information (and entry details) available online.
Entries open: Monday 16 September 2019
Entries close: Monday 21 October 2019
Entry Delivery: During the period 28 October to 8 November 2019
Judging: Monday 18 & Tuesday 19 November 2019
The Mornington Peninsula Vignerons Association collects information from a number of sources, in the public domain, to contact wine enterprises who then may be invited to enter the APNC. The MPVA collects further information from wine enterprises as they submit an entry. All collected information from entries is only used to further existing relationships with entrants. The MPVA does not pass on, or disclose, any information about wine enterprises to any other organization or person.
2019 Australian Pinot Noir Challenge
Mornington Peninsula Vignerons Association (MPVA) is excited to announce the third annual Australian Pinot Noir Challenge (APNC).