There are a total of 80 classes in the Royal Melbourne Wine Awards, competing for a total of 25 trophies, including:


Best Sparkling

Best Riesling

Best Chardonnay

Best Semillon

Best Sauvignon Blanc or Blend of Semillon & Sauvignon Blanc

Best Single Varietal White

Best Sweet White Wine

Best White Blend

Best Rosé

Best Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Blend of Associated Varieties

Best Single Varietal Red

Best Grenache, Associated Variety or Blend Of

Best Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

Best Red Blend

Best Mature Wine

Best Organic or Biodynamic Wine