Classes and Categories

AWARD CLASSES

Southern Hemisphere

Class 1: Current Vintage 2017– Dry: Less than 8g sugar/ltr
Class 2: Current Vintage 2017– Semi-Dry: 8g – 20 g sugar/ltr
Class 3: Current Vintage 2017– Sweet including Botrytis and Eiswein styles: More than 20 g sugar/ltr
Class 4: Open Class Vintage 2014-2016 – Dry: Less than 8g sugar/ltr
Class 5: Open Class Vintage 2014-2016 – Semi- Dry: 8g – 20 g sugar/ltr
Class 6: Open Class Vintage 2014-2016 – Sweet including Botrytis and Eiswein styles: More than 20 g sugar/ltr
Class 7: Museum Class Vintage 2013 & prior – Dry: Less than 8g sugar/ltr
Class 8: Museum Class Vintage 2013 & prior – Semi- Dry: 8g – 20 g sugar/ltr
Class 9: Museum Class Vintage 2013 & prior – Sweet including Botrytis and Eiswein styles: More than 20 g sugar/ltr

Judges will transfer any entry that they believe is not being fairly assessed in the Class entered.

Northern Hemisphere

Class 10: Current Vintage 2016 – Dry: Less than 8g sugar/ltr
Class 11: Current Vintage 2016 – Semi-Dry: 8g – 20 g sugar/ltr
Class 12: Current Vintage 2016 – Sweet including Botrytis and Eiswein styles: More than 20 g sugar/ltr
Class 13: Open Class Vintage 2013-2015 – Dry: Less than 8g sugar/ltr
Class 14: Open Class Vintage 2013-2015 – Semi- Dry: 8g – 20 g sugar/ltr
Class 15: Open Class Vintage 2013-2015 – Sweet including Botrytis and Eiswein styles: More than 20 g sugar/ltr
Class 16: Museum Class Vintage 2012 & prior – Dry: Less than 8g sugar/ltr
Class 17: Museum Class Vintage 2012 & prior – Semi- Dry: 8g – 20 g sugar/ltr
Class 18: Museum Class Vintage 2012 & prior – Sweet including Botrytis and Eiswein styles: More than 20 g sugar/ltr

Judges will transfer any entry that they believe is not being fairly assessed in the Class entered.

Special Class - available to both Southern and Northern Hemispheres

Class 19: Speciality Riesling Class: for wines, including Sparkling wines that do not fit into other classes or wines made in an innovative style.