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Fair Enough – Results of the 2009 Annual Fairtrade Wine Awards November 20, 2009 at 4:52 pm

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For those who look out for Fairtrade wine, here are the results of the 3rd annual Fairtrade Wine Competition, which took place yesterday in London. 81 wines were entered and judged by a panel that included Masters of Wine Sarah Jane Evans, Tim Atkin, Susan McCraith and Jo Ahearne.

Harpers Wine and Spirit Trophy for Best Overall Fairtrade Wine
Isabelo Pinotage 2008, Imbuko wines £4.99 Agent: Brand New World

The Drinks Business Trophy for Best Overall Fairtrade White Wine
Six Hats Sauvignon Blanc 2009 Citrusdal Cellars £6.99 Agent: Off Piste Wines

Off Licence News Trophy for Best Overall Fairtrade Red Wine
Isabelo Pinotage 2008, Imbuko wines £4.99 Agent: Brand New World

Certificate for Best Fairtrade South African White
Six Hats Sauvignon Blanc 2009 Citrusdal Cellars £6.99 Agent: Off Piste Wines

Certificate for Best Fairtrade South African Red
Isabelo Pinotage 2008, Imbuko wines £4.99 Agent: Brand New World

Certificate for Best Fairtrade Argentinean White
Tilimuqui Single Vineyard Fairtrade Organic Torrontés 2009, £ 6.29 La Riojana, Agent: La Riojana Europe – LAREX AB

Certificate for Best Fairtrade Chilean Red
Los Unidos Carmenére Cabernet Franc 2008 CVC £5.49 Agent: Ehrmanns

Certificate for Best Fairtrade Rosé
Co-operative Fairtrade Chilean Merlot Rosé 2009 £4.99 Agent: Co-op

Certificate for Best Fairtrade Sparkling
Co-operative Fairtrade Cape Sparkling Rosé NV South Africa £7.99 Agent: Co-op

For more information on Fairtrade, visit www.fairtrade.org.uk

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