Dickinson Estate have been rated a 5 Star Winery in the James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2018 edition. This following our 2015 Shiraz and our 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon both receiving a 95 points (gold) rating while our 2016 Chardonnay and 2016 Sauvignon Blanc were given 91 points (silver).
There were over 1,500 entries from 35 countries. The wines were assessed by 22 wine judges over 5 days. All of the wine judges were either born in Asia or live there and are key influencers in the Asian Wine market.
DICKINSON ESTATE Wines entered 4 wines in the general wine section and were awarded 1 Gold Medal, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze. The 4 wines were also entered in the Wine and Food matching section of the Show to win a Gold Medal and Trophy for the “Best Wine with Cantonese Dim Sum” for our 2014 Chardonay. The same wine won a Silver Medal when paired with Kung Pao Chicken. The 2014 Sauvignon Blanc was awarded 3 Silver Medals for pairing with popular Asian dishes Pad Thai, Sashimi and Tempura Shrimp. Our 2013 Shiraz which was awarded a Silver Medal in the general wine section also won 2 Bronze Medals when paired with Braised Abalone and Peking Duck. The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon was entered in just the one food matching class, winning a Bronze Medal when paired with the Braised Abalone Dish.
DICKINSON ESTATE Wines entered our 5 wines in the general wine section and were awarded 3 Silver and 2 Bronze Medals.
The 5 wines were also entered in the wine and food pairing section of the competition, matched with 5 separate Asian dishes, the wines won medals in every pairing with the standout result being for the 2014 Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc, paired with Chinese Hainan Chicken where it won a Gold Medal and the Trophy.
For the third consecutive year, DICKINSON ESTATE entered 4 more wines in the general wine judging section of the HKIWSC to be awarded 2 Silver medals and 2 Bronze medals.
The 4 wines were also entered in the wine and food pairing section where they were matched with 9 Asian dishes to be awarded another 9 Silver and Bronze medals.
In July 2016 Trevor and Mary Dickinson were nominated by the Hong Kong – Australia Business Association for the Business Excellence Award – to recognize significant achievements resulting from plans and actions in the commercial sector to and/or from Hong Kong SAR/China by an Australian organization, in any industry sector.
Trevor and Mary Dickinson of DICKINSON ESTATE Wines were awarded the Trophy for “Business Excellence” between Australia, Hong Kong and China.