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Casella Family Brands secures top trophies and medals at China Wine and Spirits Awards by Elizabeth Gracie19/09/2021  


Casella Family Brands has hit the spot at the 2021 China Wine and Spirits Awards, securing three top trophies and a range of other medals and accolades.

The Yenda based operation secured the Cabernet Sauvignon of the Year for their 2018 Casella Family Wines 1919 Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra Wine of the Year for their 2016 Brand's Laira One Seven One Cabernet Sauvignon and Barossa Valley Wine of the Year for their 2019 Peter Lehmann Wines Portrait Cabernet Sauvignon.

Across the portfolio, the company received fifteen double gold medals, ten gold medals and six silver medals.

Casella Family brands said the wins were a 'fantastic achievement for a local winery at such an internationally acclaimed wine show.'

The company has made other major strides this year, introducing a new single malt whisky to its offerings which was recognised at the awards.

"We were also particularly delighted to have been awarded three gold medals for our Morris Australian Single Malt Whisky," Mr Joeky said.

This year, Casella Family Brands will also sponsor a $30,000 scholarship for a Charles Sturt University winemaking student and took the top score at the 2021 Decanter World Wine Awards where they received the most points for any Australian wine submitted.