Riversands Awards

Riversands Wines has enjoyed much success during wine judging and competitions. Look at your favourite wine and see how well that style has performed over the years since David and Alisons first vintage in 1997.

Business Awards:
Tourism & Hospitality Award - Balonne Shire Business Excellence Awards 2009
Overall Best Business - Balonne Shire Business Excellence Awards 2009

Beardmore’s Dry WhiteRiversands Beardmore's Dry white
Bronze Medal 2009 Vintage RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2010
Bronze Medal 2008 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 2009
Bronze Medal 2008 Vintage Rutherglen Wine Show 2009
GOLD Medal 2008 Vintage Cowra Wine Show 2009
3.5 stars 2008 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2009
Bronze Medal 2008 Vintage RASQ Toowoomba Wine Show 2009
Bronze Medal 2008 Vintage Winewise Small Vigneron Awards 2009
Silver Medal 2008 Vintage Dubbo Wine Show 2008
Bronze Medal 2008 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 2008
Silver Medal 2006 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 2007
Bronze Medal 2006 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2007
Bronze Medal 2005 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 2006
Bronze Medal 2005 Vintage Dubbo Wine Show 2006
3 stars 2004 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2005
Bronze Medal 2003 Vintage Rutherglen Wine Show 2003
Bronze Medal 2003 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2003
4 stars 2003 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2003
Bronze Medal 2000 Vintage Sheraton Courier Mail Wine Awards 2001
Bronze Medal 1997 Vintage Brisbane Wine Festival 1997

Inland Way Chardonnay (formerly Anniversary)Riversands Inland Way Chardonnay
Bronze Medal 2008 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 2009
Bronze Medal 2007 Vintage RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2009
3 stars 2007 Vintage Winestate Magazine, New Release tasting Mar/Apr 2009
Bronze Medal 2007 Vintage Dubbo Wine Show 2008
3 stars 2006 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2007
Bronze Medal 2006 Vintage Sofitel-Courier Mail Wine Awards 2007
Silver Medal and Trophy for Best Chardonnay 2006 Vintage Dubbo Wine Show 2007
Bronze Medal 2006 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2007


Anniversary Chardonnay (formerly Explorers)
Bronze Medal 2005 Vintage Selector Magazine, sth hemisphere Chardonnay Tasting 2008
Bronze Medal 2005 Vintage Sofitel-Courier Mail Wine Awards 2006
Bronze Medal 2005 Vintage Dubbo Wine Show 2006
Bronze Medal 2005 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2006
Bronze Medal 2005 Vintage RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2006

Explorers Chardonnay
4 stars 2004 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2006
Bronze Medal 2004 Vintage Sofitel-Courier Mail Wine Awards 2005
Bronze Medal 2004 Vintage Cowra Wine Show 2005
Bronze Medal 2004 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2005
Bronze Medal 2003 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2004
Bronze Medal 2002 Vintage Rutherglen Wine Show 2003
Bronze Medal 2002 Vintage RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2003
Bronze Medal 2001 Vintage Brisbane Wine Festival 2002
Bronze Medal 2001 Vintage RASQ Wine Awards 2002
Bronze Medal 2001 Vintage Sheraton Courier Mail Wine Awards 2001
3 stars 2000 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2001
Bronze Medal 2000 Vintage Cowra Wine Show 2001
Bronze Medal 2000 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2001
Bronze Medal 2000 Vintage Royal Queensland Wine Show 2000
Bronze Medal 1999 Vintage Cowra Wine Show 2000
Bronze Medal 1999 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2000
Gold Medal 1999 Vintage Toowoomba Royal Agricultural Show 2000
Bronze Medal 1999 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 1999
Bronze Medal 1997 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show  1997

Major Mitchell White

Bronze medal 2014 Vintage Rutherglen Wine Show 2015

Bronze medal 2014 Vintage Rutherglen Wine  Show 2015
Bronze Medal 2009 Vintage RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2010
Bronze medal 2009 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 2009
Bronze Medal 2008 Vintage RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2009
Bronze Medal 2008 Vintage Courier Mail Qld Wine Awards 2008
Bronze Medal 2008 Vintage Dubbo Wine Show 2008
3½ stars 2007 Vintage Winestate Magazine March/April 2008
Top 40 Best Buys under $15 2007 Vintage Winestate Australia 2008
3 stars 2007 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2007
Bronze Medal 2007 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 2007
Bronze Medal 2006 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2007
Bronze Medal 2006 Vintage RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2007
Silver Medal 2006 Vintage Sofitel-Courier Mail Wine Awards 2006
Bronze Medal 2006 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 2006
Silver Medal & Reserve Champion 2005 Vintage Dubbo Wine Show 2006
Bronze Medal 2005 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2006
Bronze Medal 2005 Vintage Sofitel-Courier Mail Wine Awards 2005
Bronze Medal 2005 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 2005
Bronze Medal 2004 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2005
Bronze Medal 2004 Vintage RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2005
3 stars 2004 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2005
Bronze Medal 2004 Vintage Sheraton Courier Mail Wine Awards 2004
Bronze Medal 2004 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 2004
3 stars ½ 2003 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2004
Bronze Medal 2002 Vintage RASQ Wine Awards 2003
3 stars ½ 2002 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2003
Bronze Medal 2002 Vintage Sheraton Courier Mail Wine Awards 2002
3 stars ½ 2001 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2002
Bronze Medal 2001 Vintage Brisbane Wine Festival 2002
Bronze Medal 2001 Vintage Sheraton Courier Mail Wine Awards 2001
3 stars 2000 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2001
Silver Medal 2000 Vintage Cowra Wine Show 2001
Bronze Medal 2000 Vintage Brisbane Wine Festival 2001
Bronze Medal 1999 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 1999
Bronze Medal 1999 Vintage Brisbane Wine Festival 1999
Bronze Medal 1999 Vintage Cowra Wine Show 1999
Silver Medal 1999 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 1999

Western Rivers Run (formerly Three Rivers Red)Western Rivers Run
3 stars 2005 Vintage Winestate Magazine  May/June 2009
Bronze Medal 2002 Vintage RASQ Wine Awards 2005
3 stars 2000 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2001
Bronze Medal 1999 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2000
Silver Medal 1999 Vintage Toowoomba Royal Agricultural Show 2000
Bronze Medal 1998 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 1999
Bronze Medal 1997 Vintage Brisbane Wine Festival 1998

Ellen Meacle Merlot

Gold medal 2013 Vintage & best Qld red Australian Small Winemakers Show 2015

Bronze Medal 2006 Vintage Cowra Wine Show 2009Ellen Meacle Merlot
3 stars 2006 Vintage Winestate Magazine May/June 2009
3 stars 2005 Vintage Winestate Magazine July/August 2008
Bronze Medal 2005 Vintage Sofitel-Courier Mail Wine Awards 2007
Bronze Medal 2002 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2004
3 stars 2000 Vintage Winestate Magazine 2001
Bronze Medal 2000 Vintage Brisbane Wine Festival 2001
Silver Medal 1999 Vintage Toowoomba Royal Agricultural Show 2000
Bronze Medal 1998 Vintage Brisbane Wine Festival 1999
Bronze Medal 1997 Vintage Brisbane Wine Festival 1998

Dr Seidel’s Soft RedDr Seidels Soft Red

Bronze medal 2014 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 2015

Bronze Medal 2006 Vintage RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2008
Bronze Medal 2006 Vintage Sofitel-Courier Mail Wine Awards 2007
Bronze Medal 2004 Vintage RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2006
Bronze Medal 2001 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 2001  
Bronze Medal 1999 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 1999
Bronze Medal 1999 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 1999
Bronze Medal 1998 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 1998
Silver Medal 1998 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 1998
Bronze Medal 1997 Vintage Australian Small Winemakers Show 1997

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Bronze Medal Australian Small Winemakers Show 2012
TROPHY Australian Small Winemakers Show 2009
Silver Medal Australian Small Winemakers Show 2009
Silver Medal RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2009
3 stars Winestate Magazine March/April 2009
Silver Medal Courier Mail Qld Wine Awards 2008
Bronze Medal Australian Small Winemakers Show 2008
Silver Medal RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2008
3 stars Winestate Magazine March/April 2008
Bronze Medal Sofitel-Courier Mail Wine Awards 2007
3 stars Winestate Magazine 2007
Bronze Medal Dubbo Wine Show 2007
Bronze Medal RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2007
Bronze Medal RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2006
Bronze Medal RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2005
Bronze Medal Royal Queensland Wine Show 2004
Bronze Medal RASQ Wine Awards 2004
Bronze Medal Sheraton Courier Mail Wine Awards 2003
Bronze Medal Australian Small Winemakers Show 2003
Bronze Medal Rutherglen Wine Show 2003
Silver Medal Cairns Wine Show 2003
Bronze Medal Sheraton Courier Mail Wine Awards 2002
Silver Medal Brisbane Wine Festival 2002
Bronze Medal Sheraton Courier Mail Wine Awards 2001
Bronze Medal Brisbane Wine Festival 2001
Bronze Medal Cairns Wine Show 2001
Bronze Medal Australian Small Winemakers Show 1999
Silver Medal Brisbane Wine Festival 1997

Stirling’s Reserve (Red Liqueur Muscat)Stirling's Reserve
Bronze Medal RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2010
Bronze Medal Dubbo Wine Show 2008
Bronze Medal RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2007
Silver Medal Sofitel-Courier Mail Wine Awards 2006
Bronze Medal Dubbo Wine Show 2006
Bronze Medal RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2006
Bronze Medal Sofitel-Courier Mail Wine Awards 2005
Bronze Medal Australian Small Winemakers Show 2005
3 stars Winestate Magazine 2005
Bronze Medal Rutherglen Wine Show 2004
Bronze Medal RASQ Wine Awards 2004
Bronze Medal Sheraton Courier Mail Wine Awards 2003
Bronze Medal Australian Small Winemakers Show 2002
Silver Medal Brisbane Wine Festival 2002
Silver Medal RASQ Wine Awards 2002
Bronze Medal Brisbane Wine Festival 2001
Bronze Medal Cairns Wine Show 2001

Black Magic Vintage Port (formerly Goalhouse Port)Black Magic Vintage Port
Bronze Medal 2007 Vintage Cowra Wine Show 2009
Bronze Medal 2007 Vintage Cairns City Life Wine Awards 2009
Bronze Medal RASQ Toowoomba Wine Awards 2007
Silver Medal 2003 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2005
Bronze Medal 2000 Vintage Cairns Wine Show 2000

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