The results are in for the inaugural 2016 Halliday Wine Companion Australian Cabernet Challenge and Margaret River is awash with gold, confirming its position as the premium Cabernet region in Australia. The Halliday Wine Challenge provides a platform for
Australian wine producers to participate in a competition of national and international interest in which the wines are judged by region in blind tastings. While McWilliams Wines from Hilltops took home the grand prize, the 2014 Stella Bella Serie Luminosa
Cabernet Sauvignon was best in region for Margaret River, followed closely by Cloudburst Cabernet Sauvignon, Deep Woods Estate Cabernet Merlot, Fishbone Premium Black Label and Knotting Hill Cabernet Malbec.
The 27 gold medal winners from Margaret River are listed below: