IWSC Announces Cherubino as 2023 Outstanding Wine Producer Trophy Winner

Wine news

Thu 19 Oct 2023

By Mila Gorchakova

We are delighted to award Cherubino with our highly coveted Outstanding Wine Producer Trophy, sponsored by Encirc.

One of the leading wineries of Western Australia, Cherubino’s rise to the fine wine producer Olympus has been truly remarkable, said our judges. Having started as negotiants in 2005, Larry and Edwina Cherubino have now bought their own winery and hold vineyards in Margaret River, Pemberton and Great Southern. 

At our 2023 awards, Cherubino were one of the leading producers having won a total of 16 medals. This achievement is a result of their utmost commitment to growing the healthiest and the best quality grapes. They have spent two decades rejuvenating their vineyards, focusing on the health of the soil, and applying organic and biodynamic practices.

The judges also appreciated Cherubino’s gentle and thoughtful approach at the winery – avoiding over-maceration and using less oak, allowing the grape aromas and the terroir expression to shine through. The resulting wines are fresh and vibrant, offering fragrance, elegance and complexity without ever being overripe or heavy.   

Our experts were highly impressed with Cherubino’s application which they described as heartfelt and passionate. “From vineyard to glass, they work hard to achieve the highest quality of their wines, and they put their heart and soul into every step of the way,” said the judges.  

Congratulations to the team at Cherubino on this brilliant achievement.