Penfolds Grange 2012, Penfolds Yattarna 2012 and Squealing Pig Rosé 2017 have been recognised as being among the best wines of the world in the new international Best Wine of the World competition (BWW).

Penfolds Grange 2012 was named Best Syrah of the World, Penfolds Yattarna 2012 was named Best Chardonnay of the World and Squealing Pig Rosé 2017 took out the title for Best Rosé of the World.

The BWW competition claims to be the largest wine competition in the world, with more than 22,500 wines entered; and a total of 1,333,896 votes from 620,000 wine professionals and wine lovers from 105 countries. The competition is run by the world’s largest wine information service – The voting took place over a three month period. After voting, the top 180 wines across six different categories progressed to ‘The Finals’, consisting of a blind tasting by a panel of Tasting Book Professionals (selected Judges from over 7000 Pros: Wine writers, bloggers, MW’s and Winemakers).

Other TWE wines to receive awards were:

Penfolds Grange 2012:     Best Australian Wine, Best Syrah of the World, Fourth Best Red Wine of the World & Most voted Australian wine

Penfolds Yattarna 2012:         Best Chardonnay of the World

Squealing Pig Rosé 2017:    Best Rosé of the World &   Most voted Rosé wine

Wolf Blass Yellow Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2016:  Best Buy, Peoples Choice Award

Wynns Black Label Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2015: People’s Choice Award

Recent MAT data also shows that whilst Squealing Pig was already the No.1 New Zealand Rose in Australia across all price segments, it has grown to become the No.1 selling Rose in Australia by both Value & Volume $15+

Other insights:

  • Rose is up 56% MAT & 54% last quarter
  • $15-$25 price bracket is the highest growing market segment with 10% MAT & 9% for the quarter.
    This 10% growth works out to be $97 Million in additional sales.

All winners and prizes can be found at