2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Medal Winners

Sweepstake medal winners of the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

There were over sixty-four professional judges, representing various North American wine regions, evaluating over 6,800 wines from over 1,132 wineries for the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

Bob Fraser, SFCWC executive director, says, “The response from the wineries of America, Canada, and Mexico at our 2019 competition was outstanding.  Three of the nine sweepstakes awards hail from Virginia, New York, and Texas.”

The Sweepstake winners are as follows:

Sparkling Sweepstake Winner

Trump Winery (VA) 2014 Monticello Blanc de Blanc $34.00

Sparkling Sweepstake Winner

Goose Watch Winery (NY) NV Finger Lakes Brut Rose $16.99

White Sweepstake Winner

Castello di Amorosa (CA) 2017 Napa Valley Chardonnay $50.00

Rose Sweepstake Winner

Turkovich Family Wines (CA) 2018 Yolo County Rose of Grenache $18.00

Red Sweepstake Winner

St. Anne’s Crossing (CA) 2016 Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel $36.00

Red Sweepstake Winner

Las Positas Vineyards (CA) 2016 Livermore Valley Malbec $55.00

Specialty Sweepstake Winner

4R Ranch Vineyards & Winery (TX) 2017 Texas Nectar Nero $15.99

Specialty Sweepstake Winner

Prager Winery and Port Works (CA) NV Napa Valley Noble Companion $80.00

Label Contest Sweepstake Winner

Bonterra Organic Vineyards (CA) 2016 California Equinox Red $15.99

Click here for the Complete List of the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Medal Winning Wines.

Here is a look at local Contra Costa Wines and how they did in the competition:

Congratulations to our Vintner’s at the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Bloomfield Vineyards:
2017 Chardonnay – Silver

Campos Family Vineyards:
2016 Gigi’s Blend – Gold
2017 Lily Rose’ – Silver
2016 Mouvedre’ – Silver
2016 Big Red Estate Blend – Silver
NV Sparkling Rose’ – Silver
2016 Cabernet Franc – Bronze
2016 Petite Sirah – Bronze
2016 Barbera – Bronze
2016 Zinfandel – Bronze
2016 Barbera – Bronze

Favalora Vineyards Winery:
2016 Carignane – Gold
2016 Zinfandel – Silver
2015 Late Harvest Zinfandel – Bronze

Petersen Vineyards:
2016 Valdepenas – Silver
2016 Diablo Sunset – Bronze
2016 Petite Sirah – Bronze

Viano Vineyards:
2015 Sangiovese Riserva – Silver
2013 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon – Bronze

Source: http://winejudging.com/2019/01/11/announcing-the-2019-san-francisco-chronicle-wine-competition-medal-winners/


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