The 2005 Royal Adelaide Wine Show awarded THORN-CLARKE WINES:
- The Adelaide Advertiser Trophy for best red or white wine of the show
- The Max Schubert Trophy for the best red wine of the show
- The Radoux Australia Trophy for best red blend of the show
and awarded the
Malaysian Airlines Trophy for best winemaker of the show to Derek Fitzgerald of Thorn-Clarke.
All trophies were awarded to the Thorn-Clarke Shotfire Ridge Quartage, 2004 Vintage.
The 2005 Barossa Wine Show awarded the World Cooperage Trophy to the same wine last month.
This wine retails for $24 per bottle. The Adelaide Wine Show judges considered it to be the best of 2,946 wines submitted by 417 wine groups, Australia-wide.