Sticks Wins Trophy For Best Pinot Noir  at 08 Royal Melbourne Wine Show

November 2008.     (Return to Review List)

Sticks Yarra Valley has received national acclaim with the 2006 Sticks Pinot Noir Vineyard Select
being awarded the TROPHY for BEST PINOT NOIR OF SHOW, in class 38, at the prestigious 2008 Royal
Melbourne Wine Show.

"We're elated to have won such a celebrated trophy," commented Sticks General Manager and
Winemaker, Rob 'Sticks' Dolan. "This is our first 'national' wine show with the 'Vineyard Select' range
and this result reaffirms the fact that Sticks continues to produce some of Australia's leading and most
affordable Pinot Noir. It also supports the fact that the Yarra Valley is one of Australia's premier cool
climate grape growing regions."

1,000 six packs of the 2006 Sticks Pinot Noir Vineyard Select were bottled in early 2008. The wine is
due for release to the market in early February 2009 under the Sticks Vineyard Select 'No.29' label;
the latest ultra premium Sticks brand, celebrating the best of 'Sticks' winemaking ability and labeled
under the playing number (No.29) of Rob 'Sticks' Dolan's professional football days.


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