The 'Great' Edinburgh Hotel & Cellars Shiraz Challenge 2021

Sunday June 27th

The Great Shiraz Challenge returns in all its glory for its 27th rendition of the Southern Hemisphere's largest Shiraz event on Sunday June 27th.

For those avid Shiraz Challenge devotees, you will notice a slight tweak to the traditional all-day event due to the current density rules, and as such for 2021 we will be offering two 3-hour sessions.

Session 1 – 10:30am to 1:30pm

Session 2 – 2:30pm to 5:30pm

The split of these two sessions will allow us to continue to offer everyone the opportunity to imbibe in all things Shiraz, quality wines of every style from Sparkling to table wines, cool and warm climates from all over the globe, whilst still maintaining a safe environment.

Tickets go on sale Tuesday June 1st at 9am – it is first in first served with limited capacities, so phone in or be here in person to obtain your tickets.

Tickets $65 per person per session - includes your glass & catalogue.


Purchase 6 bottles on the day for your chance to win:

  • 1 of the top 100 wines
  • 10 chances to win 12 bottles of wine

Vote for your favourite wines for a chance to win the

top 40 wines on the day as voted by you.

Prize winners will be notified by Friday, July 16th 2021


  • George Griffith’s Jazz Trio
  • Coffee Cart available from 9am
  • Breakfast available from 9am
  • All day Small Plates menu available in the marquee

Max. 8 tickets per booking. All tickets sold by The Edinburgh Hotel and The Edinburgh
Cellars cannot be exchanged or refunded following purchase. If you are unable to attend
the event it is not the responsibility of The Edinburgh Hotel or The Edinburgh Cellars.
The Edinburgh Hotel & Cellars practice the ‘Responsible Service of Alcohol’.