Category Archives: Geoff Carter Trophy Tasting Challenge

RATS-VATS: Past Years’ Winners

2015

A fun evening was held at Bryanston Country Club for the Geoff Carter Wine Tasting Trophy competition. Thanks to everyone who came out to support us. It was a very close competition, with Rats losing out by 4 points. This is the closest finish the two teans have ever head![…] Read More →

2014

Well done Rats, beating VATS by 411 points to 263 … hopefully the beginning of another winning streak. Special kudos to Joanne Bender who was both the Top Novice and Top Taster of the evening! Thanks to Kevin Ryan for a excellent selection of wines which generally showed varietal character.[…] Read More →

2013

Congratulations to VATS for their success on Tuesday evening. Dave put a very interesting selection together with a couple of stinkers for both red and whites! Tough one but the VATS came through with 426 to our 384 points. Thanks to VATS for hosting a fun evening with the very[…] Read More →

2012

Not our proudest moment but here it is for the record anyway. Thanks to all who participated in a fun evening! Cellar Rats Top Tasters: 1 Craig Bracken 41 2 Sarah Newton 40 3 Sophia Dower 39 4 Heather Ralph 38 5 Christopher Cosgrove 38 6 Brett Chrystal 33 7[…] Read More →