Jimmy Watson Winners
Celebrating the Jimmy Watson: The story behind Stonyfell Wines and the inaugural awarding of the prestigious Jimmy Watson Trophy
In the heart of Langhorne Creek, South Australia, lies a vineyard with a story etched in time - a tale of legacy, passion, and a trophy that set the wheels of history in motion. The iconic Metala label, made at Stonyfell Wines, achieved a feat that would forever resonate in the world of wine – winning the very first Jimmy Watson Trophy at the Melbourne Royal Wine Show.
Celebrating the Jimmy Watson: A Senior Winemaker's Odyssey at Bleasdale Vineyards in Langhorne Creek
In the heart of South Australia's historic wine region, Langhorne Creek, stands Bleasdale Vineyards - a winery steeped in tradition and rooted in the annals of Australian viticulture. For Paul Hotker, the Senior Winemaker at Bleasdale, this is a place that embodies a life's work dedicated to the craft of winemaking.
Celebrating the Jimmy Watson: 2013 Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy Award Winner – Yabby Lake Vineyard
The Australian wine industry is no stranger to excellence, with dedicated winemakers consistently pushing boundaries. One award has consistently celebrated this dedication: the Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy for Best Young Red Wine, which is presented each year at the Melbourne Royal Wine Awards.
Celebrating the Jimmy Watson: A Triumph in the Vineyards of Barossa Valley’s Hentley Farm
The Australian wine industry is a realm of passion, dedication, and craftsmanship, where winemakers like Andrew Quin of Hentley Farm have pursued excellence year after year.
In 2022, Quin's dedication bore fruit in the form of the coveted Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy, awarded for his exceptional 2021 Old Legend Grenache.