Congratulations to Our 2015 SF Chronicle Wine Competition Winners

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We are proud to announce that the fabulous Livermore Valley wineries won a total of 152 medals at this year’s San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition!  This is a true testament to the hard work that our winemakers put in and the quality of the wine that they are creating.  Find the complete list below and be sure to come taste what’s in store for Livermore Valley wines at our Barrel Tasting Weekend.

BEST OF CLASS

3 Steves Winery | 2012 Merlot

Crooked Vine Winery | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Wente Vineyards | 2013 Chardonnay

 

DOUBLE GOLD

Auburn James | 2010 Meritage

Bent Creek Wines | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Crooked Vine Winery | 2012 Cabernet Franc

Fenestra Winery | 2010 Tempranillo

Las Positas Vineyard | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Occasio Winery | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Vasco Urbano Wine Company | 2012 Petite Sirah

 

GOLD

Auburn James | 2010 Speedster

Concannon Vineyards | 2010 Petite Sirah | 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Crooked Vine Winery | 2012 Syrah | 2012 Moxie

Cuda Ridge Wines | 2012 S&M | 2012 Malbec

Darcie Kent Vineyards | 2013 Chardonnay | 2012 Zinfandel

Eagle Ridge Vineyards | 2010 Petite Sirah

Fenestra Winery | 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

Las Positas Vineyards | 2012 Tempranillo | 2011 Coccineous | 2012 Coccineous | 2012 Casimira

McGrail Vineyards & Winery | 2009 Merlot | 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

Mitchell Katz Winery | 2011 Petite Sirah

Nottingham Cellars | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Occasio Winery | 2012 Merlot

Retzlaff Estate Vineyards & Winery | 2013 Sauvignon Blanc

The Steven Kent Winery | 2011 Cabernet Franc | 2011 Petit Verdot

Wente Vineyards | 2013 Sauvignon Blanc | 2013 Riesling

 

SILVER

3 Steves Winery | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon | 2012 Cabernet Franc

Bent Creek Winery | 2012 Cabernet Franc | 2012 Red on Red

Boa Ventura de Caires Winery | 2007 Deported

Caddis Winery | 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

Cedar Mountain Winery | 2011 Duet | 2002 Late Bottled Vintage Port | Reserve Viognier Port

Concannon Vineyards | 2012 Chardonnay | 2008 Petite Sirah | 2011 Petit Verdot | 2011 Assmblage Red

Cuda Ridge Wines | 2012 Merlot | 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon | 2012 Cabernet Franc

Dante Robere Vineyards | 2012 Syrah | 2012 Dante’s Inferno

Darcie Kent Vineyards | 2012 Merlot

Eckert Estate Winery | 2011 Dolcetto | 2008 Reunion

Ehrenberg Cellars | 2012 Zinfandel | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Fenestra Winery | 2013 Semillon | 2013 Verdelho | 2009 Syrah | 2011 Grenache | 2010 Malbec | 2009 Conjugation | 2005 Port

Las Positas Vineyards | 2013 Pinot Gris | 2012 Petite Sirah | 2011 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon | 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Longevity Wines | 2011 Zinfandel

McGrail Vineyards & Winery | 2013 Sauvignon Blanc

Mitchell Katz Winery | 2011 Sangiovese | 2011 Wesley’s Blend

Murrieta’s Well | 2013 The Whip | 2012 The Spur

Nottingham Cellars | 2013 Chardonnay | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon | 2012 Petit Verdot | 2012 Supremacy | 2012 Red Blend

Occasio Winery | 2012 Syrah

Page Mill Winery | 2013 Sauvignon Blanc | 2011 Petite Sirah | 2012 GPS | 2012 Merlot | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Pat Paulsen Vineyards | PathenOgenesis

Retzlaff Estate Vineyards & Winery | 2010 Merlot

Retzlaff Estate Vineyards & Winery | 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

Stony Ridge Winery | 2012 Zinfandel | 2012 Syrah | 2012 Petite Sirah | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon | 2012 Trifecta

The Steven Kent Winery | 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

Vasco Urbano Wine Company | 2012 Syrah | 2012 Mourvedre | 2012 Grenache/Syrah/Mourvedre

Wente Vineyards | 2012 Pinot Noir | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Wood Family Vineyards | 2013 Chardonnay | 2012 Zinfandel | 2012 Zinfandel | 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

 

BRONZE

Auburn James | 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon | 2010 Cabernet Franc

Bent Creek Wines | 2012 Syrah

Boa Ventura de Caires Winery | 2011 Bordeaux Blend

Caddis Winery | 2012 Barbera

Cedar Mountain Winery | 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

Charles R Vineyards | 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon | 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon | 2010 Touriga

Concannon Vineyards | 2013 Chardonnay | 2009 Petite Sirah | 2009 Petite Sirah | 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon | 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon

Crooked Vine Winery | 2013 Fume Blanc | 2013 Viogner | 2012 Pinot Noir | 2012 Petite Sirah | 2012 Petit Verdot

Cuda Ridge Wines | 2012 Petit Verdot

Dante Robere Vineyards | 2012 Syrah | 2012 Mourvedre  | Two Cellar Rats II

Darcie Kent Vineyards | 2013 Chardonnay | 2011 Crown Block Red Wine | 2011 Cabernet Franc

Eagle Ridge Vineyard | 2013 Pinot Grigio

Eckert Estate Winery | 2010 Melange du Rhone | 2011 Ensemble

Ehrenberg Cellars | 2012 Zinfandel | 2011 Syrah

Fenestra Winery | 2013 Riesling | 2013 Semonnay | 2010 Mourvedre | Tawny Port

Garre Vineyard & Winery | 2012 Profound Secret | 2012 Tempranillo

Las Positas Vineyard | 2012 Barbera | 2012 Syrah | 2012 Muscat Canelli

Longevity Wines | 2013 Pinot Grigio

Mitchell Katz Winery | 2013 Chardonnay | 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon

Nottingham Cellars | 2013 Chardonnay | 2012 Malbec

Pat Paulsen Vineyards | American Gothic Red

Retzlaff Estate Vineyards & Winery | 2012 Chardonnay

Rodrigue Molyneaux Winery | 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon | 2011 Le Bocage

The Steven Kent Winery | 2013 Chardonnay

Wente Vineyards | 2013 Chardonnay | 2011 Merlot

 

AWARD-WINNING GROWERS

DOUBLE GOLD
Casa de Vinas | 2012 Vasco Urbano Petite Sirah
GOLD
Picazo Vineyards | 2009 McGrail Merlot
Harris Tesla | 2012 Nottingham Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon
Ghielmetti Vineyards | 2011 Steven Kent Winery Cabernet Franc| 2011 Steven Kent Petit Verdot
Del Arroyo | 2012 Crooked Vine Winery Moxie
SILVER
Del Arroyo Vineyards | 2012 Stony Ridge Zinfandel | 2012 Stony Ridge Syrah/Shiraz | 2012 Stony Ridge Zinfandel Petite Sirah | 2012 Stony Ridge Zinfandel Cabernet Sauvignon | 2012 Stony Ridge Zinfandel All Red Blends
Thompson Vineyards | 2012 Wood Family Cabernet Sauvignon
Ghielmetti Vineyards | 2012 Occasio Syrah
Hayes Ranch | 2012 Vasco Urbano Syrah
Ghielmetti Vineyards | 2010 Fenestra Malbec
Buttner Vineyards | 2013 Las Positas Pinot Gris/Grigio
Fraser Howard | 2013 Nottingham Chardonnay
Ghielmetti Vineyards | 2012 Nottingham Cellars Petit Verdot
BRONZE
J Covarrubias Vineyards | 2010 Charles R Cabernet Sauvignon
Crooked Vine Winery | 2013 Sauvignon Blanc Fume | 2012 Pinot Noir | 2012 Petit Verdot | 2013 Viognier
Ghielmetti Vineyards | 2012 En Garde Petite Sirah
Buttner Vineyards | 2013 Longevity Dry Rose
Ghielmetti Vineyards | 2012 Nottingham Cellars Malbec

For a complete list of Medal-Winning wines click here.