Change of Judge

The Royal Queensland Wine Show (RQWS) has announced Jim Chatto as its new chief judge. Chatto, of Chatto Wines in Tasmania, takes over from Dave Bicknell, GT WINE’s 2017 Winemaker of the Year, who has been with the RQWS for the last three years.

“I’m really looking forward to this year’s Royal Queensland Wine Show – a show with a great history, but with a real eye to the future,” Chatto said. “We’ve assembled a great team of judges this year from all walks of wine life including winemakers, sommeliers, restaurateurs, retailers and educators.”

The RQWS is Australia's first capital city wine show of the season. Entries are now open, with final submissions due by 3 May.

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