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Winners announced for the Wine GB Awards 2019

The Wine GB awards recognise the best UK producers and with 254 wines entered there were 39 Gold medals, 53 Silver medals, 124 Bronze medals and a total of 19 trophies announced this week.

The star of the show was Langham Wine Estate in Dorset, which scooped four trophies, including Top Sparkling and the highest accolade in the competition, the coveted Supreme Champion trophy for its Blanc de Blancs Reserve NV. The Kent region did very well winning the most trophies (seven) of which four were won by Chapel Down and three by Gusbourne Estate. Gusbourne also scooped the highest number of Gold medals in the competition.

A Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Chris Foss, recently retired Head of Wine Studies at Plumpton College, who founded the department 31 years ago.