David Clarke and Steve Machin attended the 2003 Barossa Valley Wine Show Dinner held at Yalumba on Thursday 25th, not only was the food and wine good, but the show was a great success for Thorn-Clarke wines, with the ‘star’ of the Thorn-Clarke portfolio proving to be the, 2002 Shotfire Ridge Quartage / Cuvee.
This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot won ‘The World Cooperage Company’ Trophy – Best Dry Red, Other Varieties and Blends. This was awarded to Thorn-Clarke over a field of 45 other Barossa Valley wines.
Other wines to impress the judges were:
2003 Sandpiper / Terra Barossa, Eden Valley Riesling – Bronze.
2003 Sandpiper / Terra Barossa, Eden Valley Pinot Gris – Bronze.
2001 William Randell Shiraz – Bronze.