London Gong For Idyll Wine
AN AFFORDABLE locally made drop has beat hundreds of international competitors to take out the covered title of Wine of the Year at the London Wine Competition.
A bottle of Arcadian Shiraz from Geelong’s Idyll Wine Co will only set you back $ a bottle and it has delighted international critiques for its drinkability, packaging presentation and value to trade and consumers.
Idyll Wine Co’s Executive director Andrew Byers sai the company was delighted to see their affordable wine recognised on the world stage.
“It’s a top quality, yet uncomplicated red wine that is easy to drink ad partners well with most occasions. It’s a true reflection of its varietal character,” he said.
Arcadian Shiraz is made in Geelong by winemaker Toby Wanklyn, using grapes sourced from North Victorian Murray Darling region.
The shiraz also picked up ‘Best in Show from Australia’, ‘Best Wine of the Year’ and was one of only wines around the world to get Gold Medal from the London show.
The Idyll Wine Co is located in the Moorabool Valley. A small selection of Arcadian Shiraz is available for purchase at the cellar door on site.
The little-know winery is a hidden giant in the region, producing 18,699,277 bottles of wine for domestic and export market in 2017 alone, with plans of further expansion this year.