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Cairns Show Wine Awards 2017

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by Kirsten Lovett (subscribe)
This article was brought to you by Kirsten Lovett, a freelance writer living and working in Cairns Australia.
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After entering this year's Cairns Miss Showgirl competition, I was privileged enough to receive free tickets to the Cairns Show Wine Awards. Tickets to the much-anticipated public tasting were sold out within four days of being on offer. This year's awards boasted a selection of over 900 wines. Varieties stretched from Fortified to Sparkling.

As a Miss Showgirl participant, I was able to attend the Awards Ceremony, as well as the public tasting. Helping to present the awards was this year's, Miss Showgirl Marinka Zanitech, looking elegant in a blue lace dress.

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Cairns Show Wine Awards Presentation

The public tasting was a huge success, with a bustling and eager crowd entering the De Jarlais pavilion in droves. As well as the wine guests had a selection of canapés, a novelty Cairns Show Wine Awards wine glass, and a catalogue showcasing the winning wines included with their tickets. I very much enjoyed the selection of wines on offer particularly the Sauvignon Blancs and Pinot Noirs.

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Miss Showgirl Entrants at the Wine Awards

To find out more about next year's event, I would highly recommend keeping an eye out on their website or following them on facebook. Remember, those tickets sell out fast!
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Phone: 4042 6630
Where: De Jarlais Function Centre Cairns
Cost: $30pp
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