Japan Wine Challenge 2021 Results

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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

2021_Trophy for Best Label Design
2021_Trophy for Best Label Design

McLaren Vale Grenache 2020 Heirloom Vineyards

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Trophy for Best Fortified Wine
Trophy for Best Fortified Wine

JWC Award for Best Australian Wine Show Reserve Tawny Limited Release Aged 25 Years NV McWilliam's

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Trophy for Best New World White Wine
Trophy for Best New World White Wine

660 Reserve Chardonnay 2018 McWilliam's

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Trophy for Best Ancient World Wine
Trophy for Best Ancient World Wine

JWC Award for Best Azerbaijan Wine Nobel Exclusive Collection Red Dry Reserve 2016 Magia Co.,Ltd.

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Trophy for Best New World Red Wine
Trophy for Best New World Red Wine

JWC Award for Best Chilean Wine MDCC Etiqueta Negra CONCHA Y TORO

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BEST OF SHOW / Trophy for Best Champagne / Sparkling Wine
BEST OF SHOW / Trophy for Best Champagne / Sparkling Wine

JWC Award for Best French Wine/ Riedel Award for Best Champagne/Sparkling Winemaker 2021 Besserat de Bellefon Millesime 2008 Champagne Besserat de Bellefon

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Trophy for Best Red WineTrophy for Best Old World Red Wine
Trophy for Best Red WineTrophy for Best Old World Red Wine

Riedel Award for Best Red Winemaker 2021 L'HOSPITALITAS 2019 SPH GERARD BERTRAND

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Trophy for Best Rose Wine
Trophy for Best Rose Wine

Heritage 1189 2020 Vins Chevron Villette

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Trophy for Best White WineTrophy for Best Old World White Wine
Trophy for Best White WineTrophy for Best Old World White Wine

JWC Award for Best German Wine/Riedel Award for Best White Winemaker 2021 SAAR Riesling Trocken 2020 Donatushof

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Trophy for Best Sweet WineTrophy for Best Organic Wine
Trophy for Best Sweet WineTrophy for Best Organic Wine

JWC Award for Best Hungarian Wine ANDANTE LATE HARVEST 2016 Grof Degenfeld

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Trophy for Discovery Wine
Trophy for Discovery Wine

JWC Award for Best Slovenian Wine Villa Brici Rebula 2020 KLET BRDA, z.o.o. Dobrovo

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