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9th July 2021

Kent Producers Win 33 Decanter World Wine Awards

Decanter World Wine Awards 2021

The world’s largest wine competition saw its biggest year to date, with 18,094 wines tasted from 56 countries. Over 15 consecutive days in June, almost 170 expert wine judges, including 44 Masters of Wine and 11 Master Sommeliers, awarded 50 Best in Show, 179 Platinum, 635 Gold, 5,607 Silver and 8,332 Bronze medals.

Kent wines won 33 awards in this years Decanter awards. Best in Show, 2 Platinum, 2 Gold, 22 Silver and 6 Bronze from 9 different Kent vineyards, making it the most successful English region. The continued success of Kentish wines is no surprise, the county has great terroir for grapes and combined with the wine making expertise of its winemakers is producing amazing white, rose, red and sparkling wines that are competing on the world stage.

Congratulations to all the winners, what better excuse to raise a glass!

Find out more abou the awards here

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