Japan Wine Challenge 2021 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.
24th JAPAN WINE CHALLENGE 2021 RESULTS
JWC2021Results PDF Data
JAPAN WINE CHALLENGE 2021 TROPHY
McLaren Vale Grenache 2020 Heirloom Vineyards
JWC Award for Best Australian Wine Show Reserve Tawny Limited Release Aged 25 Years NV McWilliam's
660 Reserve Chardonnay 2018 McWilliam's
JWC Award for Best Azerbaijan Wine Nobel Exclusive Collection Red Dry Reserve 2016 Magia Co.,Ltd.
JWC Award for Best Chilean Wine MDCC Etiqueta Negra CONCHA Y TORO
JWC Award for Best French Wine/ Riedel Award for Best Champagne/Sparkling Winemaker 2021 Besserat de Bellefon Millesime 2008 Champagne Besserat de Bellefon
Riedel Award for Best Red Winemaker 2021 L'HOSPITALITAS 2019 SPH GERARD BERTRAND
Heritage 1189 2020 Vins Chevron Villette
JWC Award for Best German Wine/Riedel Award for Best White Winemaker 2021 SAAR Riesling Trocken 2020 Donatushof
JWC Award for Best Hungarian Wine ANDANTE LATE HARVEST 2016 Grof Degenfeld
JWC Award for Best Slovenian Wine Villa Brici Rebula 2020 KLET BRDA, z.o.o. Dobrovo