FAWG "HALL OF FAME"
WINEMAKER OF THE YEAR


     The Guild awards a perpetual trophy annually for Winemaker Of the Year (WOTY).
To win this trophy the guild member must enter at least two 'mini-comps' during the year and submit a combined total of at least ten wines during the year/at the annual competition.
The member with the highest average score is named WOTY.





FAWG LIFE MEMBERS


GORDON EVANS

Gordon is a founding member of the Guild.  He won the inaugural WOTY award and on three other occasions.  He has the honour of having scored a 'perfect 20' score for a potato wine that he made.  Gordon believes that minimal additives are required to make the best tasting wines.  He also loves 'the stickies'.



ARTHUR STONE

Arthur is one of the founding members of the Guild. He has won the WOTY award four times and has a reputation for his excellent sparkling wines. He is shown pictured with his wife Wendy celebrating 50 years of marriage. (photo courtesy of Mornington Peninsula Leader 11/5/2010)



JOHN  LEE

The late John Lee is one of the early members of the Guild.  He has won the WOTY award ten times and was regarded as a master winemaker




SHEILA LEE

Sheila Lee is a long serving member of the Guild and has a reputation for outstanding liqueurs.




CHRIS MYERS

Chris has been a member of the guild since 1980 and has won the WOTY award 12 times.  He has also won numerous awards at various wineshows.  He is a highly respected winemaker and is the guild's chief wine judge. 





ELAINE HALL-FOOTE

Elaine is a long time member of the guild and has held committee positions of secretary, treasurer and newsletter editor.  Over a period of time Elaine has graduated from associate to well respected  wine judge



OTHER TROPHY AND AWARD WINNERS

(Click on award name to see listing of winners)

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KATH  LEE  TROPHY FOR BEST COUNTRY WINE OF SHOW
(Instituted in 1979)

NOVICE AWARD
(Insitiuted in 1988)

MARGARETBIRCHALL TROPHY FOR LIQUEURS
(Instuted in 1992)

BAYSIDE HILLSIDE CHALLENGE FOR BEST COUNTRY WINE
(Instituted in 2003)

JOHN LEE MEMORIAL TROPHY FOR SPECIFIED WINE
(Instituted in 2007)

CHRIS MYERS GRAPE WINE OF SHOW
(instituted 2012)




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