Wine awards results out
Cornish wine producer Camel Valley was among the gold-medal winners in this year's International Wine Challenge for its 2007 Bacchus. Entries came from 41 countries and the 400 judges awarded 304 gold medals, up 13% on last year, 1,304 silvers and 2,154 bronzes. The gold medals will undergo a further blind tasting and those elevated to trophy status will be announced in June. France remained top of the gold medal winners, followed by Australia with 43 and Portugal with 36.
Decanter magazine also announced the results of the Decanter World Wine awards this week and the International Wine & Spirit Competition published results for Northern Hemisphere wines.