Jules Taylor Wines 2011 Sauvignon Blanc has been awarded the Grand Champion Wine at the 17th annual Old Ebbit Grill International Wines for Oysters competition in Washington DC.
Each year at this time the Old Ebbitt Grill in Washington, DC conducts the Wines for Oysters Pairing Competition. And each year the results confirm how well New Zealand wines pair with food, and in this case, New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs with fresh-shucked oysters. There were 233 wines submitted from 13 countries. The distinguished panel of judges included wine experts Michael Franz, Paul Lukacs, Marguerite Thomas and others; chef Jose Andres; and US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
New Zealand took the top three places with Jules Taylor Wines 2011 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc being named the Grand Champion Wine. This highly competitive & sought after award receives by the glass placement in multiple locations at one of the USA's most prestigious & well loved restaurants.
Awesome......am off to get some oysters!