Japan Wine Challenge 2020 Results
The 24th Japan Wine Challenge was held from Monday 25th October to Thursday 28th October 2021 at Hilton Tokyo Odaiba.
A total of over 1,100 wines were entered and judged by a panel of leading wine professionals from Japan and international.
These came from 28 different countries, with the principle entries being from Australia, Austria, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, and Japan.
3 Japan Wine Challenge Riedel awards and 15 Trophy medals were awarded, 21 Best Value medals, 21 Platinum medals, 96 Gold medals, 213 Silver medals and 474 Bronze medals.
The Trophy Awards Ceremony for the Japan Wine Challenge 2021 will take place on 4th February 2021, and Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado will be present (details to be announced).
* The Marking System of Japan Wine Challenge
We adopt a 20 point scale to allocate Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.
Trophy winning wines are chosen from the Platinum Gold Medal and Gold Medal wines.
Wines that receive 19.0, 19.5 or 20.0 will receive a Platinum Medal
Wines that receive 18.0 or 18.5 get a Gold Medal
Wines that receive 17.0 or 17.5 get a Silver Medal
Wines that receive 15.5,16.0 or 16.5 get a Bronze Medal
＊ Please note that wines that are not listed in the results did not receive any award. Results for all the entries will be sent to each participant by email along with digital award certificates.
JWC Award for Best French Wine/ Riedel Award for Best Champagne/Sparkling Winemaker 2020 Blanc de Blancs 2013 Champagne Jacquart
JWC Award for Best Hungarian Wine TOKAJI ASZU 5 Puttonyos 2016
Riedel Award for Best White Winemaker 2020 Kaltern Pinot Grigio2019 KALTERN
Vernaccia di Oristano DOC Riserva 2004 Silvio Carta
Riedel Award for Best Red Winemaker 2020 ROGGIO DEL FILARE ROSSO PICENO D.O.C. SUPERIORE 2017 VELENOSI
JWC Award for Best Japanese Wine FORET Rose フォーレ ロゼ NV Iwate Kuzumaki Wine Co., Ltd. 株式会社岩手くずまきワイン
JWC Award for Best New Zealand Wine TK Sauvignon Blanc 2019 Te Kairanga
JWC Award for Best USA Wine Napa Valley Maestro Bordeaux Blend 2017 Robert Mondavi Winery