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2010 ActewAGL Canberra Regional Wine Show

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2010 ActewAGL Canberra Regional Wine Show

ROYAL NATIONAL CAPITAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY President: Chief Executive Officer: Section Head:

Mr Rod Crompton Mr Geoff Cannock Ms Michele Norris

WINE SHOW COMMITTEE Chair: Members:

Ms Michele Norris Mrs Joanne Duffy Mr David Metcalf Mr Michael O’Dea Mr Wayne Hoy Ms Kathleen Harvey JUDGES

Chairman of Judges: Judge: Judge:

Mr Ben Edwards Mr Jim Chatto Mr Nick Stock

ENTRY FEE:

$27.50 per entry (GST incl)

ENTRIES CLOSE:

Friday 16 July 2010

ONLINE ENTRY AT

www.rncas.org.au

POSTAL ENTRY FORMS TO:

RNCAS Regional Wine Section PO Box 124 MITCHELL ACT 2911

BOTTLE DELIVERY BY:

Friday 20 August 2010

BOTTLE DELIVERY TO:

RNCAS Regional Wine Section Building D, Exhibition Park In Canberra Flemington Road MITCHELL ACT 2911

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2010 ActewAGL Canberra Regional Wine Show Welcome to the 2010 ActewAGL Canberra Regional Wine Show. The Royal National Capital Agricultural Society (RNCAS) is proud to present the Show and thanks all sponsors and exhibitors for their ongoing support. A number of changes have been made to classes for the 2010 Show to provide exhibitors an opportunity to present a wide range of quality regional wines for judging. The Show is once again a qualifying show for the National Wine Show of Australia. Information on the entry requirements for the National Wine Show is available on the RNCAS website at www.rncas.org.au A new trophy has been introduced to acknowledge the valuable contribution Dr Edgar Riek has made to the wine industry, particularly the Canberra District. This trophy will be presented to the Best Canberra District Shiraz judged in the open classes. Included in the Schedule are the regulations for the Show. Please take the time to read the regulations to ensure your exhibits meet the entry criteria and qualify for judging. Exhibits not complying with the regulations may be disqualified. On-line entry is available at www.rncas.org.au. Entries can also be submitted on the enclosed form. Entries must be received no later than Friday 16 July 2010. Exhibits must be received no later than Friday 20 August 2010. Judging will take place on Thursday 16 and Friday 17 September 2010. Exhibitors are invited to the presentation of trophies in the Terrace Restaurant at Exhibition Park from 6.00pm to 8.00pm on Friday 17 September 2010. Trophies will be presented by the ACT Chief Minister, Mr Jon Stanhope MLA. Admittance to the presentation of trophies is by ticket only. Tickets will be mailed to exhibitors prior to the presentation. You should therefore contact the RNCAS to confirm your attendance no later than Friday 27 August 2010. The RNCAS will invite sponsors and representatives of the wine, restaurant, liquor retail and media industries to the presentation. A catalogue of results will be available at the presentation and on the RNCAS website.

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PRESENTATION OF TROPHIES   The presentation of trophies by the Chief Minister Mr Jon Stanhope MLA will be held on Friday 17 September 2010 at the Terrace Restaurant, Exhibition Park in Canberra from 6pm to 8pm. ENTRY IS BY TICKET ONLY Exhibitors are requested to contact the RNCAS by Friday 27 August 2010 to obtain more information and reserve tickets. Phone: (02) 6241 2478 or Email: admin@rncas.org.au

PUBLIC TASTING   A public tasting will be held on Saturday 18 September 2010 at the Terrace Restaurant, Exhibition Park in Canberra from 12pm to 3pm. TICKETS ARE $25 PER PERSON AND INCLUDE A COMPLIMENTARY WINE GLASS Bookings and prepayment is required. Contact the RNCAS by Friday 27 August 2010 to obtain more information and to book tickets. Phone: (02) 6241 2478 or Email: admin@rncas.org.au

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SCHEDULE OF CLASSES OPEN CLASSES FINISHED AND BOTTLED WINES ONLY MINIMUM VOLUMES APPLY AT TIME OF ENTRY DRY WHITE WINES Minimum volumes as indicated for each class – 750ml or equivalent bottled wines 2010 VINTAGE 1. 2. 3. 4.

Riesling (70 dozen) Sauvignon Blanc and blends thereof - blend must be given (70 dozen) Chardonnay (70 dozen) Other varieties and/or blends - variety and blend must be given (70 dozen)

2009 AND EARLIER VINTAGES 5. 6. 7. 8.

Riesling (40 dozen) Sauvignon Blanc and blends thereof – blend must be given (40 dozen) Chardonnay (40 dozen) Other varieties and/or blends – variety and blend must be given (40 dozen)

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DRY RED WINES Minimum volumes as indicated for each class – 750ml or equivalent bottled wines 2010 VINTAGE 9.

Rose – any variety or blend and must be given (70 dozen)

2009 AND EARLIER VINTAGES 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18.

Rose – any variety or blend and must be given (40 dozen) 2009 Pinot Noir (70 dozen) 2008 and older Pinot Noir (40 dozen) 2009 Shiraz including Shiraz/Viognier – blend must be given (70 dozen) 2008 and older Shiraz including Shiraz/Viognier – blend must be given (40 dozen) 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Sauvignon blends - blend must be given (70 dozen) 2008 and older Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Sauvignon blends – blend must be given (40 dozen) 2009 other varieties and/or blends - variety and blend must be given (70 dozen) 2008 and older other varieties and/or blends – variety and blend must be given (40 dozen)

SPARKLING WINES Minimum volume as indicated – 750ml or equivalent bottles wines 19.

Vintage or Non Vintage Sparkling white, pink or red – bottle or naturally fermented (40 dozen)

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MEDIUM OR SWEET WHITE WINES Minimum volume as indicated – 750ml or equivalent bottles wines 20.

Any vintage late harvest and botrytis styles (40 dozen)

SPECIAL CLASSES FINISHED AND BOTTLED WINES ONLY MINIMUM VOLUMES APPLY AT TIME OF ENTRY FORTIFIED WINES Minimum volume as indicated – 750ml or equivalent bottles wines 21.

Any vintage and style (10 dozen)

MUSEUM WINES Minimum volumes as indicated – 750ml or equivalent bottles wines 22. 23.

2005 and older dry white – any variety and/or blend – variety or blend must be given (2 dozen) 2005 and older dry red - any variety and/or blend – variety or blend must be given (2 dozen)

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Trophies may be awarded as follows Careers Unlimited Trophy Best Riesling (Classes 1, 5)

Canberra District Vignerons’ Association Trophy Best Chardonnay (Classes 3, 7) TransACT Communications Trophy Best Dry White Other Varieties and/or Blends (Classes 2, 4, 6, 8) University House Trophy Best Dry White of Show (Open Classes)

Capital Insurance Brokers Trophy Best Shiraz (Classes 9, 10, 13, 14) Dr Edgar Riek Trophy Sponsored by the Royal National Capital Agricultural Society Best Canberra District Shiraz (Classes 9, 10, 13, 14) Oakton Trophy Best Cabernet Sauvignon or Cabernet Sauvignon Blend (Classes 9, 10, 15, 16)

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Oakton Trophy Best Dry Red Other Varieties and/or Blends (Classes 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18)

Caffe` Della Piazza Trophy Best Dry Red of Show (Open Classes)

Bentley Trophy Best Sparkling of Show (Class 19) Delivering financial solutions and peace of mind

Wine Selectors Trophy Champion Wine of Show (Open Classes)

Viticulture Society of the Southern Tablelands (ACT & NSW) Trophy Most Successful Exhibitor of Show

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REGULATIONS 1. 1.1

Adherence to Regulations All exhibitors must abide by the Regulations of the ActewAGL Canberra Regional Wine Show.

2. 2.1

Entry Criteria All exhibits must be the product of a minimum 85% of fruit grown in the Southern Zone or the Shoalhaven Coast or Southern Highlands Regions of the South Coast Zone of New South Wales as defined by the GIC of the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation. The same exhibit must not be entered by more than one exhibitor. An exhibit must not be entered in more than one class. An exhibitor may enter more than one wine in any class. Wines must be finished and bottled at the time of entry. Exhibits must be submitted from the minimum required volume of bottled stock for each class at the time of entry. All exhibits must conform to the respective Acts of the Commonwealth, State or Territory which govern the production of Australian wine and the place where the exhibit was made. All exhibits become the property of the RNCAS on receipt. The exhibitor acknowledges that the RNCAS does not have a duty to conduct this show and that if the RNCAS cancels the show either partly or fully for any reason, the exhibitor may not recover any lost income or damages from the RNCAS.

2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8

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3.2 3.3 3.4

4. 4.1 4.2 4.3

Entry Forms All entries are to be submitted on line or on the form supplied by the RNCAS and must include: (a) the number of the class entered (b) if submitting more than one exhibit in a class, the distinguishing exhibit number (1, 2 etc.) for each exhibit (c) the year of vintage (d) the variety or blend (e) the district of origin (eg Canberra, Hilltops) (f) the volume of bottled stock held (g) the commercial name of the wine (h) the exhibitor's name (i) the physical address and contact details of the winery or vineyard producing the exhibit On-line entries are available at www.rncas.org.au Entries must be received by the RNCAS by Friday 16 July 2010. Postal entries should be sent to: RNCAS Regional Wine Section PO Box 124 MITCHELL ACT 2911 Delivery of Entries and Exhibits All exhibits must be securely packed to minimise breakage. Replacement exhibits may be requested if there are insufficient bottles for judging as a result of breakages. Freight fees must be prepaid and are the responsibility of the exhibitor. Exhibits must be delivered during office hours (8.30am to 4.30pm) by Friday 20 August 2010 to: RNCAS Regional Wine Section Building D, Exhibition Park in Canberra Flemington Road MITCHELL ACT 2911

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2010 ActewAGL Canberra Regional Wine Show 5. 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4

6. 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4

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7.3 7.4 7.5 8. 8.1 8.2

Entry Fees The fee is $27.50 (inclusive of GST) per exhibit for entries received by the closing date and must be paid at the time of entry. An entry will not be accepted unless accompanied by the relevant fee. Late entries will only be accepted with the approval of the Wine Show Committee. An additional fee of $10.00 per exhibit applies to entries received after the closing date and must be paid at the time of entry. Bottles The RNCAS will supply labels which exhibitors must affix to each exhibit. Each exhibit should bear the commercial label under which the exhibit is marketed. Capsules must be removed from exhibits. The number of bottles that must be submitted for each exhibit is: (a) classes 1 - 19 6 x 750 ml bottles (or equivalent volume) (b) classes 20 - 23 3 x 750 ml bottles (or equivalent volume) Additional bottles of trophy and medal winning wines may be requested to ensure adequate quantities of these wines are available for the presentation of trophies and exhibitors’ and public tastings. Judging Exhibits will be screened at all times from the judges. Judging will be carried out by a panel of three judges who will assess all exhibits independently. Exhibits will be scored by each judge out of 20 points according to the following criteria: colour and condition 3 points bouquet 7 points palate 10 points The Chairman of Judges will tally each judge’s score and allocate a final score out of a total of 60 points for each exhibit. Medals will be awarded on the following scale of points: gold award 55.5 points and over silver award 51.0 to 55.0 points bronze award 46.5 to 50.5 points If more than one gold medal is awarded in any class, the judges will determine the top gold exhibit in that class. Points allocated to all exhibits awarded a gold, silver or bronze medal will be published in the catalogue of results. A copy of the judging results and scores will be provided to exhibitors. Trophies Only top gold (if more than one exhibit awarded a gold medal in a class) and gold award Winning exhibits will be eligible for trophies. A trophy will be awarded for the Most Successful Exhibitor of the Show. Points will be allocated as follows: gold medal (5), silver medal (3) and bronze medal (1). An exhibitor must enter a minimum of three classes to be eligible for the trophy. The exhibitor gaining the highest number of points will be awarded the trophy.

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2010 ActewAGL Canberra Regional Wine Show 9. 9.1

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10. 10.1

Stock Validation and Test Samples After the closing date for entries, a draw will be made of a minimum of three exhibitors whose entries will be checked to determine that at the time of entry, the entries complied with all information stated on the application for entry including the volume of stock held. A representative or nominee of the RNCAS will undertake an inspection of the exhibitor’s stock, and if required, stock records, prior to the commencement of judging. At least one sample bottle for each wine listed on the application for entry will be taken for comparison by the judges.

10.3

Disqualification Any exhibitor breaking any regulation of the Show may be disqualified from entry to this and future shows and no entry will be accepted from any person while disqualified. An exhibit and the exhibitor may be disqualified if: (a) the test sample wine does not conform with the exhibit (b) the exhibitor is found not to have held the minimum volume of bottled stock at the time of entry A wine entered more than once by one or more exhibitors will be disqualified.

11. 11.1

Protests No protests will be accepted or correspondence entered into concerning the results.

12. 12.1

Advertising of Awards An exhibitor must not advertise or allow to be advertised by any means whatsoever the fact that any exhibit has won an award unless such advertisement clearly shows: (a) the full and correct name of the Show (b) the year and type of award (i.e. trophy by name, gold, silver or bronze award) (c) the class number (d) the commercial name of the wine and, if applicable, its vintage year. Camera ready copy of the logo format is available free of charge to award winners from the RNCAS.

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2010 ActewAGL Canberra Regional Wine Show

ActewAGL – Supporting the Canberra and Capital Region This is the eighth year that ActewAGL has been the major sponsor of the Canberra Regional Wine Show. There are more than 40 cellar doors and 150 vineyards in the Canberra and surrounding districts and the wine industry is an important feature and contributor to local and regional economies. ActewAGL Manager Marketing and Communications Paul Walshe said, “ActewAGL is pleased to continue to be the major sponsor of the Canberra Regional Wine Show, a fantastic event that provides an opportunity for winemakers to showcase their finest wines. Wines from the Canberra District and surrounding regions are acknowledged nationally and internationally as wines of outstanding quality. “We’re proud of our support of the Royal National Capital Agricultural Society which organises this event and other key events including the ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show and the Royal National Capital Poultry Show, events that we have been proud to sponsor for many years. “These events provide a tremendous boost for tourism and helps business growth throughout the ACT and surrounding regions.” ActewAGL provides a range of services to its ACT customers, including electricity, natural gas, green energy, internet, water and sewerage services; and electricity, natural gas, green energy and internet services in south-east New South Wales. ActewAGL actively supports the local community through its sponsorship program and currently provides sponsorship assistance to over 150 charities, schools, community groups, sporting teams and businesses.

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2010 ActewAGL Canberra Regional Wine Show Schedule  
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